30 CFR 56.14209 - Safety procedures for towing.

§ 56.14209 Safety procedures for towing.

(a) A properly sized tow bar or other effective means of control shall be used to tow mobile equipment.

(b) Unless steering and braking are under the control of the equipment operator on the towed equipment, a safety chain or wire rope capable of withstanding the loads to which it could be subjected shall be used in conjunction with any primary rigging.

(c) This provision does not apply to rail equipment.

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Title 30 published on 10-Jan-2018 04:00

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 30 CFR Part 56 after this date.

  • 2017-10-05; vol. 82 # 192 - Thursday, October 5, 2017
    1. 82 FR 46412 - Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines
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      DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Mine Safety and Health Administration
      Final rule; stay of effective date; reinstatement of rules.
      As of October 5, 2017, 30 CFR 56.18002 and 57.18002 are stayed until June 2, 2018, and 30 CFR 56.18002T and 57.18002T are added until June 2, 2018.
      30 CFR Parts 56 and 57