29 CFR 1926.1421 - Signals - voice signals - additional requirements.

§ 1926.1421 Signals - voice signals - additional requirements.

(a) Prior to beginning operations, the operator, signal person and lift director (if there is one), must contact each other and agree on the voice signals that will be used. Once the voice signals are agreed upon, these workers need not meet again to discuss voice signals unless another worker is added or substituted, there is confusion about the voice signals, or a voice signal is to be changed.

(b) Each voice signal must contain the following three elements, given in the following order: function (such as hoist, boom, etc.), direction; distance and/or speed; function, stop command.

(c) The operator, signal person and lift director (if there is one), must be able to effectively communicate in the language used.

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Title 29 published on 2015-12-03

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 29 CFR Part 1926 after this date.

  • 2017-03-02; vol. 82 # 40 - Thursday, March 2, 2017
    1. 82 FR 12318 - Occupational Exposure to Beryllium: Proposed Delay of Effective Date
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      DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
      Proposed delay of effective date.
      Written comments must be submitted (postmarked, sent, or received) by March 13, 2017.
      29 CFR Parts 1910, 1915, and 1926