Employees shall not be permitted to pass over or around deck loads unless there is a safe
route of passage.
Employees giving signals to crane operators shall not be permitted to walk over deck loads from rail to coaming unless there is a safe
route of passage. If it is necessary to stand or walk at the outboard or
inboard edge of the deck load having less than 24 inches (.61 m) of bulwark, rail, coaming, or other
protection, those employees shall be provided with protection against falling from the deck load.
[62 FR 40141, July 25, 1997]