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WAC 296-155-77115

Overhead hoists.

(1) General requirements.
(a) The safe working load of the overhead hoist, as determined by the manufacturer, must be indicated on the hoist, you must not exceed and this safe working load.
(b) The supporting structure to which the hoist is attached must have a safe working load equal to that of the hoist.
(c) The support must be arranged so as to provide for free movement of the hoist and must not restrict the hoist from lining itself up with the load.
(d) You must install the hoist only in locations that will permit the operator to stand clear of the load at all times.
(e) You must connect air hoists to an air supply of sufficient capacity and pressure to safely operate the hoist. All air hoses supplying air must be positively connected to prevent their becoming disconnected during use.
(f) All overhead hoists in use must meet the applicable requirements for construction, design, installation, testing, inspection, maintenance, and operation, as prescribed by the manufacturer.
(2) Specific requirements. (Reserved.)
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 16-09-085, § 296-155-77115, filed 4/19/16, effective 5/20/16. 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. WSR 12-01-086, § 296-155-77115, filed 12/20/11, effective 2/1/12.]
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