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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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§4930. Load Hoist Brakes.

(a) When power-operated brakes having no continuous mechanical linkage between the actuating and braking means are used for controlling loads, an automatic means shall be provided to prevent the load from falling in the event of loss of brake actuating power.

(b) Foot-operated brake pedals shall be maintained so that the operator's foot will not easily slip off.

(c) Means shall be provided for holding the brakes in the applied position without further action by the operator.

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


1. Amendment of subsections (b) and (c) filed 8-29-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 39).

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