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# Standard Interpretations
1 2011 - 12/05/2011 - Electrical Grounding of Overhead Cranes and Hoists.
2 2010 - 03/30/2010 - Clarification on whether a visual rotating beacon or strobe light is an acceptable warning signal on a radio operated crane.
3 2009 - 08/28/2009 - Requirements for rated load tests for new or altered cranes.
4 2007 - 11/16/2007 - Whether crane lifting devices are considered to be part of the load and are allowed to be hoisted over personnel.
5 2006 - 04/25/2006 - Use of lower-limit device that stops lower hook travel with at least two wraps remaining on the drum.
6 2005 - 11/15/2005 - A worm drive gearbox is not considered to be a holding brake.
7 2005 - 11/03/2005 - Definition of "extreme low position" for overhead and gantry cranes.
8 2004 - 10/06/2004 - Loads must be attached to the block hook by a sling or other approved device and may not be attached directly to the running rope.
9 2004 - 01/16/2004 - Standards applicable to an automatic transfer device for processing and moving product.
10 2003 - 10/21/2003 - Testing of hoist limit switches.
11 2003 - 08/28/2003 - Clarification of Overhead and Gantry Cranes definition of "complete inspection" and "periodic inspection" requirements.
12 2002 - 06/26/2002 - Requirements for crucibles and other below-the-hook lifting devices.
13 2001 - 01/11/2001 - Acceptable use of load-limiting clutches as upper and/or lower limit devices.
14 1997 - 10/21/1997 - Inspection certification record requirements in overhead and gantry cranes.
15 1997 - 01/03/1997 - Clarification of overhead and gantry cranes.
16 1996 - 11/08/1996 - Holding brake requirements on overhead cranes.
17 1995 - 09/18/1995 - Comments on Variance Application Number 2293.
18 1994 - 08/08/1994 - A crane may be used for rated load testing of below-the-hook lifting device provided the test does not exceed 125% for the crane's rated load.
19 1993 - 11/29/1993 - Hoists that have two upper "hoist limit switches".
20 1993 - 04/06/1993 - Use of overhead bridge and gantry cranes as work platforms.
21 1992 - 03/27/1992 - Inspection of running ropes.
22 1992 - 02/27/1992 - The need for an employer to comply with standards other than those which are enforced by OSHA.
23 1992 - 02/12/1992 - Inspection of Crane Hooks.
24 1991 - 10/08/1991 - Application of bridge brakes.
25 1991 - 03/04/1991 - Clarification of OSHA standard on Overhead and Gantry Cranes
26 1984 - 04/23/1984 - Interpretation of 1910.179, Overhead and Gantry Cranes
27 1982 - 07/01/1982 - OSHA's position that the main or emergency switches must be capable of being locked out.
28 1979 - 04/23/1979 - The design of trolley bumpers for electric overhead traveling cranes.
29 1977 - 03/08/1977 - Wind Indicators and Rail Clamps.
30 1977 - 01/04/1977 - Overhead and Gantry Cranes.

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