• Part Number:
  • Part Number Title:
    Safety and Health Regulations for Longshoring
  • Subpart:
    1918 Subpart H
  • Subpart Title:
    Handling Cargo
  • Standard Number:
  • Title:
    Ship's cargo elevators.
  • GPO Source:

Safe working load. The safe working loads of ship's cargo elevators shall be determined and followed.


Load distribution. Loads shall be evenly distributed and maintained on the elevator's platform.


Elevator personnel restrictions. Personnel shall not be permitted to ride on the elevator's platform if a fall hazard exists. (See § 1918.2.)


Open deck barricades. During elevator operation, each open deck that presents a fall hazard to employees shall be effectively barricaded.

[62 FR 40141, July 25, 1997]