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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 13. Cranes and Other Hoisting Equipment
Article 95. Derricks

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§4963. Access to Sheaves, Bearings and Blocks.

If necessary to go out on derrick booms to service sheaves, bearings or blocks, the boom shall be equipped with catwalks, guardrails, and handholds and/or grab irons to give safe access to the equipment to be serviced. 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.


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

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