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PDFWAC 296-32-24024

Gin polesUse.

(1) Gin pole use shall comply with the following:
(a) A user's gin pole load chart shall be provided for each pole.
(b) Any special engineered lift that is outside of the load chart shall only be allowed at the direction of a registered professional engineer. Monitoring and measuring conditions, as specified by a registered professional engineer, shall be provided and used during all special engineered lifts.
(c) Modifications or repairs to the gin pole shall be designed and approved by a professional engineer or a qualified gin pole design professional and the repairs inspected by a qualified person prior to returning to service.
(d) A mechanism shall be in place to prevent the gin pole from tipping during the jumping process.
(2) Wire rope used for rigging shall be as follows:
(a) Compatible with the sheaves of the rooster head and hoisting blocks.
(b) Lubricated in accordance to manufacturer specifications to prevent corrosion and wear.
(c) End connections shall be terminated per industry and manufacturer's specifications.
(d) Wedge sockets shall have a minimum tail length of one rope lay with a properly torqued clip attached to prevent accidental disengagement.
(e) Only manufactured Flemish eyes will be acceptable.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060, and chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 17-20-069, § 296-32-24024, filed 10/2/17, effective 1/1/18.]
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