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Subchapter 4. Construction Safety Orders
Article 14. Construction Hoists

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§1604.29. Permit to Operate.

(a) After inspection of each new personnel hoist by an authorized representative of the Division, a permit to operate shall be issued before the device is placed in service, except that the hoist may be placed in service while the permit to operate is being processed if, in the opinion of the inspecting representative of the Division, the hoist is safe to operate.

(b) Inspection fees to cover the cost to the Division of making the inspection shall be charged as follows:


                     New Inspection  
4 to 8 landings................................... $25.00 
9 to 15 landings.................................. $30.00 
16 to 21 landings................................. $35.00 
over 21 landings.................................. $40.00 

(c) After completion of such requirements as may be necessary in the opinion of the Division to comply with these regulations and upon payment of the inspection fee, a permit to operate will be issued and shall be posted in a conspicuous location in the car.

The permit shall be in effect for one year or for the length of time the personnel hoist is at the same location except that the permit may be revoked if periodic inspections and tests show the hoist to be in an unsafe condition.

No personnel hoist shall be operated without a valid permit except as permitted by Section 1604.29(a).

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