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Subchapter 18. Ship Building, Ship Repairing and Ship Breaking Safety Orders
Article 6. Precautions

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§8381. Handling Sections.

(a) A qualified person shall determine the safe rigging and lifting methods to be utilized before lifting a load.

(b) Loads (tools, equipment or other materials) shall not be swung or suspended over the heads of employees.

(c) Before loads or empty lifting gear are raised, lowered, or swung, clear and sufficient advance warning shall be given to employees in the vicinity of such operations.

(d) All fabricated sections of five tons and over shall have their weights marked on them in figures of such height that they will be readily legible from the crane cab.

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


1. Repealer and new subsection (c) filed 10-31-75; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 75, No. 44).

2. Amendment filed 1-22-88; operative 2-21-88 (Register 88, No. 6).

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