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34 Pa. Code § 25.52. Construction requirements.

§ 25.52. Construction requirements.

 (a)  Overhung gears. No overhung gears shall be used unless provided with an effective means of keeping them in place. Keys shall be secured in an approved manner to prevent gears from working loose.

 (b)  Outriggers for repairs. If there are no members above an outside overhead traveling crane that are suitable for attaching blocks for repair work and another crane is not available, a structural steel or aluminum outrigger of strength sufficient to lift the heaviest part of the trolley shall be provided.

 (c)  Locking of cranes. Approved locks shall be installed to prevent outside overhead traveling cranes from being blown along or off the tracks by severe winds.

 (d)  Brakes for bridge travel. Foot brakes, or other effective means, shall be provided to control the bridge travel of all overhead traveling cranes.

Cross References

   This section cited in 34 Pa. Code §  25.51 (relating to scope).

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