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Heavy machinery, equipment, or parts thereof which are suspended or held aloft by slings, cables, chains, jacks, or hoists shall be blocked or cribbed to prevent falling or shifting before employees are permitted to work under or between the members of the equipment.

Elevated bulldozer and scraper blades, power crane booms, end loader buckets, dump truck boxes, and similar equipment shall be fully lowered or adequately blocked or cribbed before being serviced or repaired.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 182.655

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008