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Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR) - Table of Contents
• Part Number: 1917
• Part Title: Marine Terminals
• Subpart: C
• Subpart Title: Cargo Handling Gear and Equipment
• Standard Number: 1917.47
• Title: Winches.
• GPO Source: e-CFR


Moving winch parts which present caught-in hazards to employees shall be guarded.


Winches shall have clearly identifiable and readily accessible stop controls.


Portable winches shall be secured against accidental shifting while in use.


Portable winches shall be fitted with limit switches if employees have access to areas from which it is possible to be drawn into the winch.


The provisions of 1917.45(f)(11) shall apply to winches.

Next Standard (1917.48)

Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR) - Table of Contents

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