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34 Pa. Code § 25.91. Construction, operation and maintenance.

JIB, PILLAR AND PORTABLE FLOOR CRANES, CRABS AND WINCHES


§ 25.91. Construction, operation and maintenance.

 (a)  Side pulls. Side pulls shall not be made with jib or pillar cranes. The arm or boom shall be directly over the load when making a lift.

 (b)  Enclosing of gears. The gears of all cranes shall be enclosed. If hand-operated by means of a crab or winch, a locking dog shall be provided to hold the load when the handle is released.

 (c)  Brakes. Some form of brake or safety-lowering device shall be provided on all crabs, winches and jib cranes.

 (d)  Limiting device. An approved hoist-limiting device shall be provided on all jib cranes of ten or more tons capacity.



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