- Part Number:1918
- Part Number Title:Safety and Health Regulations for Longshoring
- Subpart:1918 Subpart F
- Subpart Title:Vessel's Cargo Handling Gear
- Standard Number:
- Title:Specific requirements.
- GPO Source:
Coaming rollers. Portable coaming rollers shall be secured by wire preventers in addition to the regular coaming clamps.
Cargo hooks. Cargo hooks shall be as close to the junction of the falls as the assembly permits, but never farther than two feet (.61 m) from it. Exception: This provision shall not apply when the construction of the vessel and the operation in progress are such that fall angles are less than 120 degrees. Overhaul chains shall not be shortened by bolting or knotting.
[62 FR 40101, July 25, 1997; 65 FR 40944, June 30, 2000]