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34 Pa. Code § 25.55. Rail stops, bumpers and fenders.

§ 25.55. Rail stops, bumpers and fenders.

 (a)  Rail stops and bumpers. Rail stops shall be provided at both ends of the crane runway and at ends of the crane bridge. When two trolleys are operated on the same bridge rails, bumpers shall be provided between trolleys.

 (b)  Heights. Bumpers and rail stops shall extend at least as high as the centers of the wheels.

 (c)  Fastening of rail stops. Rail stops shall be fastened either to the girders or to girders and rails, but not to the rails alone. This does not apply to portable rail stops.

 (d)  Rail stop construction. Rail stops shall either be built up of plates and angles or be made of cast steel.

 (e)  Fenders. Fenders shall be installed which extend below the lowest point of the treads of the outside bridge truck wheels. They shall be of a shape and form that will push or raise the hand, arm or leg of a man off the rail and away from the wheel.

Cross References

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

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