A signal person is required when:
The signal person is considered qualified if he or she:
Employers must use one of the following options to ensure that a signal person is qualified (see 1926.1428).
Refer to 1926.1401 for definitions of qualified evaluators.
Employers must make the documentation of the signal person’s qualifications available at the worksite, either in paper form or electronically. The documentation must specify each type of signaling (e.g., hand signals, radio signals, etc.) for which the signal person is qualified under the requirements of the standard.
The qualification requirements for signal persons go into effect on November 8, 2010.
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