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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 13. Cranes and Other Hoisting Equipment
Article 92. Cranes (Except Boom-Type Mobile Cranes)

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§4888. Outdoor Cages, Cabs, or Machine Houses.

(a) The cages, cabs, or machine houses on cranes used in inclement weather shall be enclosed to protect the operator.

(b) The general arrangement of the cab and the location of control and protective equipment shall be such that all operating handles are within convenient reach of the operator when facing the area to be served by the load hook, or while facing the direction of travel of the cab. The arrangement shall allow the operator a full view of the load hook in all positions except as provided under Section 5001.

(c) The cab shall be located to afford a minimum of 3 inches clearance from all fixed structures within its area of possible movement.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.

HISTORY

1. Amendment of subsection (a) and new subsections (b) and (c) filed 2-13-75; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 75, No. 7).

2. Amendment of subsection (b) filed 8-29-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 39).

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