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• Part Number: 1919
• Part Title: Gear Certification
• Subpart: H
• Subpart Title: Certification of Shore-Based Material Handling Devices
• Standard Number: 1919.76
• Title: Safe working load reduction.

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.


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