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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 13. Cranes and Other Hoisting Equipment
Article 93. Boom--Type Mobile Cranes

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§4926. Access to Operator's Position, Machine House and/or Boom Blocks.

(a) Boom-type mobile cranes and boom-type excavators shall be provided with steps and hand-holds or other safe means so located as to give convenient and safe access to the operator's position or machine house.

(b) When necessary to go out on booms to oil the blocks or other parts of machinery, each boom shall be equipped with a catwalk, guardrails and grab-irons or hand-holds. Booms which are lowered to the ground or floor level for service, are exempted from this requirement.

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

HISTORY

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

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