(1) Repair, inspection, and maintenance personnel are permitted to operate the crane/derrick only where all of the following requirements are met:
(a) The operation is limited to those functions necessary to perform maintenance, inspect or verify the performance of the crane/derrick.
(b) The personnel either:
(i) Operate the crane/derrick under the direct supervision of an operator who meets the requirements of WAC 296-155-53300
, Operator qualification and certification; or
(ii) Are familiar with the operation, safe limitations, characteristics and hazards associated with the type of crane/derrick.
(2) Maintenance and repair personnel must meet the definition of a qualified person with respect to the crane/derrick and maintenance/repair tasks performed.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.440, 49.17.060, and 29 C.F.R. 1926, Subpart CC. 12-01-086, § 296-155-53304, filed 12/20/11, effective 2/1/12.]