296-56-60157 - Car safeties

296-56-60157. Car safeties

You must equip all cars suspended or operated from overhead machinery with an approved car safety capable of stopping and holding the car with rated load.

(1) Car safeties must operate mechanically and be independent of interruption of any electrical circuit.

(2) Car safeties and governor controlled safeties must automatically operate and the control circuit must be broken in the event of cable breakage.

(Amended by WSR 15-24-102, Filed 12/1/2015, effective 1/5/2016)

Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040 and 49.17.050. 86-03-064 (Order 86-02), § 296-56-60157, filed 1/17/86; 85-01-022 (Order 84-24), § 296-56-60157, filed 12/11/84.

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