|This information is provided free of charge by the Department of Industrial Relations from its web site at www.dir.ca.gov. These regulations are for the convenience of the user and no representation or warranty is made that the information is current or accurate. See full disclaimer at http://www.dir.ca.gov/od_pub/disclaimer.html.|
| Return to index
(a) A platform at least twenty-four inches (24") wide shall be provided approximately level with the top of the derrick or mast and continuous along at least three sides of the crown block. This platform shall provide access to the sheaves and lubricant feeders if oiling is done at the crown block level.
NOTE: If the crown block is of such size and configuration that it can be safely inspected and serviced from one side, the crown platform may be limited to one side only. A smaller platform may be used if employees are provided with and required to use safety belts and lanyards.
(b) The outer edges of the platform shall be equipped with standard railings and toeboards.
NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.
1. Amendment of section heading and section and new Note filed 5-8-95; operative 6-7-95 (Register 95, No. 19).
Go Back to Article 25 Table of Contents