MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 77.1403
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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 defective parts;

(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]