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ASME B30.23-2022 pdf download.Personnel Lifting Systems.
rope: refers to wire rope unless otherwise specified. runway: an assembly of rails, beams, girders, brackets, concrete, and frameworkon which the equipmenttravels. shall: a word indicating a requirement. should: a word indicating a recommendation. site supervisor: a person who exercises supervisory control over the work site on which the hoisting equip- ment is being used and over the work that is being performed on that site. stabilizer: an extendable or fixed member(s) attached to the mounting base to increase the stability of the equip- ment but which may or may not have the capability of relieving all of the weight from the wheels or tracks. suspendedpersonnelplatform: platformattached to equip- ment using wire rope, chain, or jointed attachment and that has no installed motion controls for the platform itself. suspension system: the rope or chain slings and other components, including fastening devices, used to connectthe hoistingequipmentto thepersonnelplatform. telescoping boom: a boom in which one or more boom sections are telescoped for additional length. toeboard: a barrier at floor level along the edges ofa plat- form to protect against material falling. top rail: the top member of a guardrail system along the edges of a platform. travel: the function of the equipment moving under its own power from one location to another on a jobsite. two-blocking: the condition in which the lower load block or hook assembly comes in contact with the upper load block or boom point sheave assembly. SECTION 23-0.4: PERSONNEL COMPETENCE Persons performing the functions identified in this Volume shall, through education, training, experience, skill, and physical fitness, as necessary, be competent and capable to perform the functions as determined by the employer or employer’s representative.
nondestructive test: a test that does not destroy the func- tionaluseofthe equipment, suchas, butnotlimitedto, dye penetrant, magnetic particle, radiography, and ultrasonic tests. outriggers: extendable or fixed members attached to the mounting base, which rest on supports at the outer ends, used to support the equipment. personal fall arrest system: an assembly of components used to stop a person in free fall. It includes a full body harness, an anchorage point, and a means to connect the full body harness to the anchorage point (e.g., lanyard). personnel lifting: raising, lowering, or transporting per- sonnel using equipment covered by the ASME B30 Stan- dard. personnel liftauthorizer: a person designated by manage- ment to verify compliance with the provisions of this Volume. platform occupant: a person who is within the guardrail system while the personnel platform is in a hoisted posi- tion. platform rating: the maximum capacity of a personnel liftingplatform,establishedbytheplatformmanufacturer, in terms of allowable weight and number of occupants. power-controlled lowering: a system or device in the powertrain, otherthantheloadhoistbrake, thatcanregu- late the lowering rate of speed of the load hoist mechanism. qualified person: a person who, by possession of a recog- nized degree in an applicable field or certificate ofprofes- sional standing or by extensive knowledge, training, and experience, has successfully demonstrated the ability to solve or resolve problems relating to the subject matter and work.
23-2.3.1 Personnel Lifting Platform (a) Preventive Maintenance (1) A preventive maintenance program shall be established and should be based on the recommendations outlined by the platform manufacturer. (2) Replacement parts used shall be equal to or exceed the original equipment specifications. (b) Adjustments and Repairs (1) Any hazardous condition disclosed by any inspection shall be corrected before use of the platform is resumed. Adjustments and repairs shall be accom- plished by designated personnel. (2) Adjustments shall provide for correct func- tioning of components. (3) Replacementparts used or repairs made shall be equal to or exceed the original equipment specification. (4) All welding repairs shall be done by a certified welder. (5) Anyadjustmentorrepairto the platform suspen- sion system shall be done by a qualified person. (6) Rope slings or chain slings showing indications described in ASME B30.9 shall be taken out of service. (c) Modifications. Only modifications approved in writing by the manufacturer or a qualified person shall be accomplished. (d) Records. The platform owner shall maintain records on any repairs to, or replacements of, the struc- tural components of the platform. 23-2.3.2 Hoisting Equipment Hoisting equipment shall be maintained in accordance withtherequirements oftheapplicableASME B30 volume and be capable ofoperatingin accordance with the manu- facturer’s manuals.

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