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PDFWAC 296-56-60127

Cargo doors.

(1) You must meet the following requirements for mechanically operated cargo doors:
(a) You must guard cargo door counterweights.
(b) Lift trucks and cranes must not be used to move mechanically operated doors except when necessary during repair to the doors. Ropes or other guarding must be provided to prevent entry into any area if the door may fall or slide.
(c) Vertically operated doors partially opened for work or ventilation must be secured to prevent accidental closing.
(2) You must meet the following requirements for tackle operated cargo doors:
(a) You must connect doors to their lifting tackle with shackles or other secure means.
(b) Lifting bridles and tackles must have a safety factor of five, based upon maximum anticipated static loading conditions.
(c) Devices must be provided to hold overhead doors in the open position and to secure them when closed.
(d) Lifting gear and hardware must be maintained in safe condition.
(e) Lifting ropes must be placed out of the work area and off the floor.
(3) You must meet the following requirements for horizontal sliding:
(a) Horizontal sliding door rollers must be constructed to prevent the door from disengaging from overhead tracks.
(b) Sliding doors must be secured to prevent them from swinging.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-56-60127, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040 and 49.17.050. WSR 86-03-064 (Order 86-02), § 296-56-60127, filed 1/17/86; WSR 85-01-022 (Order 84-24), § 296-56-60127, filed 12/11/84.]
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