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(a) The sides of the hoistways not used for entrances shall be enclosed on each floor for their entire height with wire mesh or equivalent material and reinforced to withstand a horizontal force of 100 pounds per square foot, applied to any point. The openings in the mesh shall reject a one-inch steel ball.
(b) Protective covering of heavy planking shall be provided below the cathead of all hoists to prevent objects falling down the hoistway.
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