- Part Number:1917
- Part Number Title:Marine Terminals
- Subpart:1917 Subpart B
- Subpart Title:Marine Terminal Operations
- Standard Number:
- Title:Railroad facilities.
- GPO Source:
While employees are working within, on or under the railcars or near the tracks at the ends of the cars.
Before being opened fully, doors shall be opened slightly to ensure that the load has not shifted during transit. Special precautions shall be taken if the doors being opened are visibly damaged.
If powered industrial trucks are used to open railcar doors, the trucks or the railcar doors shall be equipped with door opening attachments. Employees shall stand clear of the railcar doors while they are being opened and closed.
[48 FR 30909, July 5, 1983, as amended at 62 FR 40197, July 25, 1997]