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5205.0550 INSTALLATION LIMITATIONS.

Subject to the approval of the Department of Labor and Industry, manlifts may be installed in buildings where such manlifts are not accessible to the public and where their installation and use are safe. Such manlifts shall comply with the safety requirements set out in this part:

A.

The use of manlifts shall be restricted to employees and authorized persons who are trained in their use. New employees shall be individually and properly instructed in the use of manlifts.

B.

The area adjoining the floor opening shall be kept clear and adequately lighted at all times.

C.

Signs shall be posted at a conspicuous position on each landing, at approximately eye level, indicating "Authorized Personnel Only."

Statutory Authority:

MS s 182.655

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008

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