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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 13. Cranes and Other Hoisting Equipment
Article 97. Hoists, Auxiliary Hoisting Equipment and Hoisting Operations

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§4985. Hoisting Operations.

(a) Only those persons whose duties requires them to be present shall be in the hoist room or station.

(b) The hoist operator shall be informed of changes which effect safe hoisting operations.

(c) No one shall be permitted to oil the hoist while it is in operation.

EXCEPTION: Oiling of wire hoist rope when not under load.

(d) Appropriate operating rules shall be established and posted at the operator's station of the hoist.

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


1. Amendment filed 5-1-87; operative 5-31-87 (Register 87, No. 19).

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