(1) The Department of Labor and Industry adopts and incorporates by reference the following sections of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) B30.5, 2018 Edition which sets forth standards for mobile and locomotive cranes:

(a) Section 5-2.1 Inspection - General;

(b) Section 5-2.3 Maintenance;

(c) Section 5-3.1.3 Responsibilities;

(d) Section 5-3.2 Operating Practices;

(e) Section 5-3.3 Signals; and

(f) Section 5-3.4.5 Crane Operation in the Vicinity of Electric Power Lines.

(2) The purpose of this incorporation is to provide minimum requirements and standards for the operation of crane and hoist equipment as specified in 50-76-102 , and 50-76-103 , MCA, for the protection of the public health, safety, and welfare. The American National Standards Institute is a nationally recognized model code setting forth minimum standards and requirements for crane and hoist operation.

(3) A copy of the ANSI B30.5 may be viewed at the Department of Labor and Industry, Crane and Hoisting Operator Engineer Licensing Program, 301 South Park Avenue, Helena, MT 59620-0513.

(4) A copy of the ANSI B30.5 can be purchased directly from ANSI at www.ansi.org.


History: 50-76-110, 50-76-112, MCA; IMP, 50-76-110, MCA; NEW, 2006 MAR p. 2042, Eff. 8/25/06; AMD, 2021 MAR p. 470, Eff. 5/1/21.