MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 57.19120
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MSHA - Title 30 CFR
30 CFR § 57.19120
Procedures for inspection, testing, and maintenance.


A systematic procedure of inspection, testing and maintenance of shaft and hoisting equipment shall be developed and followed. If it is found or suspected that any part is not functioning properly, the hoist shall not be used until the malfunction has been located and repaired or adjustments have been made.

For more information: See MSHA'S Program Policy Manual