30 CFR § 77.1403
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. (1) A visual examination of the ropes for
wear, broken wires, and corrosion, especially at excessive strain points such
as near the attachments and where the rope rests on the sheaves;
(2) An examination of the elevator for loose, missing or
(b) Hoists and elevators. (1) An examination of the rope
fastenings for defects;
(2) An examination of sheaves for broken flanges,
defective bearings, rope alignment, and proper lubrication; and
(3) An examination of the automatic controls and brakes
required under §77.1401.
( § 101, Federal Mine Safety and
Health Act of 1977, Pub. L. 91-173 as amended by Pub. L. 95-164, 91 Stat.
1291 (30 U.S.C. 811)
[48 FR 53241, Nov. 25, 1983]