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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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§4908. Hoisting Ropes.

(a) The hoisting ropes shall be of a type as recommended by the certified agent. The rated load divided by the number of parts of rope shall not exceed 20 percent of the nominal breaking strength of the rope.

(b) If hoisting ropes run near enough to other parts to make fouling or chafing possible, guards shall be installed to prevent this condition.

(c) A guard shall be provided to prevent contact between bridge conductors and hoisting ropes if they could come into contact.

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 filed 8-29-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 39).

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