MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 75.1400-3
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MSHA - Title 30 CFR
30 CFR § 75.1400-3
Daily examination of hoisting equipment.


Hoists and elevators shall be examined daily and such examinations shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

(a) Elevators. A visual examination of the rope for wear, broken wires, and corrosion, especially at excessive strain points such as near the attachments and where the rope rests on sheaves;

(b) Hoists and elevators. (1) An examination of the rope fastenings for defects;

(2) An examination of safety catches;

(3) An examination of the cages, platforms, elevators, or other devices for loose, missing or defective parts;

(4) An examination of the head sheaves to check for broken flanges, defective bearings, rope alignment, and proper lubrication; and

(5) An observation of the lining and all other equipment and appurtenances installed in the shaft.


[48 FR 53239, Nov. 25, 1983]