Certification of shore-based material handling devices shall conform to the requirements contained in
this subpart, except in cases for which exemptions or variations have been granted by the Assistant secretary as provided in 1919.50(d) and
Any replacements or repairs deemed necessary by the accredited person shall be carried out before
application of a proof test.
"Ton" in this subpart means a ton of 2,000 pounds.
When applied to shore-based material handling devices, ratings may be stated in pounds rather than
tons. When stated in tons of 2,000 pounds, this fact shall be indicated.