• Part Number:
    1919
  • Part Number Title:
    Gear Certification
  • Subpart:
    1919 Subpart H
  • Subpart Title:
    Handling Cargo
  • Standard Number:
  • Title:
    Safe working load reduction.
  • GPO Source:
1919.76(a)
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.