29 CFR 1926.1440 - Sideboom cranes.

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§ 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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  • 2013-11-06; vol. 78 # 215 - Wednesday, November 6, 2013
    1. 78 FR 66641 - Incorporation by Reference; Accident Prevention Signs and Tags; Correction
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      Correcting amendments.
      Effective on November 6, 2013.
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  • 2014-02-10; vol. 79 # 27 - Monday, February 10, 2014
    1. 79 FR 7611 - Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Operator Certification
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      Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.
      Submit comments to this proposed rule, including comments to the information-collection (paperwork) determination (described under the section titled “Agency Determinations”), hearing requests, and other information by March 12, 2014. All submissions must bear a postmark or provide other evidence of the submission date.
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