MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 77.1430
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MSHA - Title 30 CFR
30 CFR § 77.1430
Wire ropes; scope.

(a) Sections 77.1431 through 77.1438 apply to wire ropes in service used to hoist--

(1) Persons in shafts and slopes underground;

(2) Persons with an incline hoist on the surface; or

(3) Loads in shaft or slope development when persons work below suspended loads.

(b) These standards do not apply to wire ropes used for elevators.