Noise interference (See also 1918.1(b)(6).) Longshoring
operations shall not be carried on when noise interferes with
communications of warnings or instructions.
Falling objects. Longshoring operations shall not be carried on
in the hold or on deck beneath work being conducted overhead whenever
such work exposes the employee to a hazard of falling objects.
Hot work. Longshoring operations shall not be carried on where
the employee is exposed to damaging light rays, hot metal, or sparks
from welding or cutting.
Abrasive blasting and spray painting. Longshoring operations
shall not be carried on in the immediate vicinity of abrasive blasting
or spray painting operations.
Machine guarding. (See also 1918.2, definition of "Danger
Danger zones on machines and equipment used by employees shall
The power supply to machines shall be turned off, locked out,
and tagged out during repair, adjustment, or servicing.
[62 FR 40141, July 25, 1997]