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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 13. Cranes and Other Hoisting Equipment
Article 98. Operating Rules
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§5006. Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operators - Qualifications.

(a) Only employees authorized by the employer and trained in the safe operation of cranes or hoisting apparatus shall be permitted to operate such equipment.

(b) Trainees may be authorized to operate cranes or hoisting apparatus provided they are under the supervision of a qualified operator.

Exception: Mobile and tower cranes regulated by Section 5006.1.


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


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

2. Amendment of section heading and section filed 7-3-2003; operative 8-2-2003 (Register 2003, No. 27).

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