- Part Number:1917
- Part Number Title:Marine Terminals
- Subpart:1917 Subpart F
- Subpart Title:Terminal Facilities
- Standard Number:
- GPO Source:
Inspection. Manlifts shall be inspected monthly by a designated person. Safety switches shall be checked weekly. Manlifts found to be unsafe shall not be operated until repaired. Inspections shall include at least the following:
"Skip" on up or down run when mounting the step (indicating worn gears); and
Inspection records. Inspection records shall be kept for at least one year. The record of the most recent inspection shall be posted in the vicinity of the manlift or in the terminal.
Emergency stop. An emergency stop device shall be available within easy reach from any position on the belt.
Instructions. Manlift use instructions shall be conspicuously posted.
Top floor warning sign and light. An illuminated sign and red light that are visible to the user shall be provided under the top floor opening of the manlift to warn the user to get off at that floor.
Bottom floor warning sign. A sign visible to descending passengers shall be provided to warn them to get off at the bottom floor.
Upper limit stop. An automatic stop device shall be provided to stop the manlift when a loaded step passes the top landing, except that manlifts installed after October 3, 1983 shall have two such devices.
Handholds and steps. Each step shall be provided with a corresponding handhold.
Emergency ladder. A fixed emergency ladder accessible from any position on the lift and in accordance with the requirements of § 1917.118(d) shall be provided for the entire run of the manlift.
Floor opening guards. The ascending sides of manlift floor openings shall be provided with cones or bevel guards to direct the user through the openings.
Maintenance. Manlifts shall be equipped, maintained, and used in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications, which shall be available at the terminal.
The lower pulley shall be supported by the lowest landing.
Top clearance. A clearance of at least 11 feet (3.35 m) shall be provided between the top landing and the ceiling.
Brakes. Manlifts shall be equipped with brakes that are:
[48 FR 30909, July 5, 1983; 65 FR 40941, June 30, 2000]