- Part Number:1919
- Part Number Title:Gear Certification
- Subpart:1919 Subpart H
- Subpart Title:Certification of Shore-Based Material Handling Devices
- Standard Number:
- Title:Safe working load reduction.
- GPO Source:
If the operation in which equipment is engaged never utilizes more than a fraction of the safe working load rating, the owner of such equipment may, at his option, have the crane or derrick certificated for and operated at a lesser maximum safe working load in keeping with the use and based on radius and other pertinent factors: Provided, however, That the equipment concerned is physically capable of operation at the original load rating and the load reduction is not for the purpose of avoiding correction of any deficiency.