MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 57.19019
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MSHA - Title 30 CFR
30 CFR § 57.19019
Guide ropes.


WIRE ROPES

AUTHORITY: § 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).

If guide ropes are used in shafts for personnel hoisting applications other than shaft development, the nominal strength (manufacturer's published catalog strength) of the guide rope at installation shall meet the minimum value calculated as follows: Minimum value = Static Load x 5.0.