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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 13. Cranes and Other Hoisting Equipment
Article 100. Inspection and Maintenance
§5035. Damaged Booms.
(a) Prior to further use, boom sections or boom suspension components that have
been damaged shall be repaired, restoring them to not less than the capacity of
the original section or components.
(b) Repairs to critically stressed members of a boom or boom extension, such
as a boom chord, mast chord, or boom sections, shall be performed in accordance
with the manufacturers' or certified agent's recommendations.
(c) New or replacement booms or boom extensions shall be tested before use in
accordance with Section 5022.
Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor
1. Amendment filed 8-29-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86,
2. Repealer and new subsection (b) and new subsection (c) filed 10-20-2003;
operative 11-19-2003 (Register 2003, No. 43).
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