- Part Number:1926
- Part Number Title:Safety and Health Regulations for Construction
- Subpart:1926 Subpart O
- Subpart Title:Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment, and Marine Operations
- Standard Number:
- Title:Pile driving equipment.
- GPO Source:
Overhead protection, which will not obscure the vision of the operator and which meets the requirements of subpart N of this part, shall be provided. Protection shall be the equivalent of 2-inch planking or other solid material of equivalent strength.
Steam hose leading to a steam hammer or jet pipe shall be securely attached to the hammer with an adequate length of at least ¼ -inch diameter chain or cable to prevent whipping in the event the joint at the hammer is broken. Air hammer hoses shall be provided with the same protection as required for steam lines.
Pile driving from barges and floats. Barges or floats supporting pile driving operations shall meet the applicable requirements of § 1926.605.
Pile driving equipment.
When steel tube piles are being "blown out", employees shall be kept well beyond the range of falling materials.