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| Part Title:
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||Certification of Shore-Based Material Handling Devices
| Standard Number:
||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.