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Title 29Subtitle BChapter XVIIPart 1926Subpart CC → §1926.1440


Title 29: Labor
PART 1926—SAFETY AND HEALTH REGULATIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION
Subpart CC—Cranes and Derricks in Construction


§1926.1440   Sideboom cranes.

(a) The provisions of this standard apply, except §1926.1402 (Ground conditions), §1926.1415 (Safety devices), §1926.1416 (Operational aids), and §1926.1427 (Operator qualification and certification).

(b) Section 1926.1426 (Free fall and controlled load lowering) applies, except §1926.1426(a)(2)(i). Sideboom cranes in which the boom is designed to free fall (live boom) are permitted only if manufactured prior to November 8, 2010.

(c) Sideboom cranes mounted on wheel or crawler tractors must meet all of the following requirements of ASME B30.14-2004 (incorporated by reference, see §1926.6):

(1) Section 14-1.1 (“Load Ratings”).

(2) Section 14-1.3 (“Side Boom Tractor Travel”).

(3) Section 14-1.5 (“Ropes and Reeving Accessories”).

(4) Section 14-1.7.1 (“Booms”).

(5) Section 14-1.7.2 (“General Requirements—Exhaust Gases”).

(6) Section 14-1.7.3 (“General Requirements—Stabilizers (Wheel-Type Side Boom Tractors)”).

(7) Section 14-1.7.4 (“General Requirements—Welded Construction”).

(8) Section 14-1.7.6 (“General Requirements—Clutch and Brake Protection”).

(9) Section 14-2.2.2 (“Testing—Rated Load Test”), except that it applies only to equipment that has been altered or modified.

(10) In section 14-3.1.2 (“Operator Qualifications”), paragraph (a), except the phrase “When required by law.”

(11) In section 14-3.1.3 (“Operating Practices”), paragraphs (e), (f)(1)-(f)(4), (f)(6), (f)(7), (h), and (i).

(12) In section 14-3.2.3 (“Moving the Load”), paragraphs (j), (l), and (m).

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