MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 77.1602
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MSHA - Title 30 CFR
30 CFR § 77.1602
Use of aerial tramways to transport persons.


Persons other than maintenance men shall not ride empty buckets on aerial tramways unless the following features are provided:

(a) Two independent brakes, each capable of holding the maximum load.

(b) Direct communication between terminals.

(c) Power drives with emergency power available in case of primary power failure.

(d) Buckets equipped with positive locks to prevent accidental tripping or dumping.