(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
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