MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 77.1905
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MSHA - Title 30 CFR
30 CFR § 77.1905
Hoist safeguards; general.


(a) Hoists used to transport persons shall be equipped with brakes capable of stopping and holding the cage, bucket, platform, or other device when fully loaded.

(b) When persons are transported by a hoist, a second person familiar with and qualified to stop the hoist shall be in attendance, except where the hoist is fully equipped with overspeed, overwind, and automatic stop devices.