Personnel Lifting Systems – Safety Standard for Cableways, Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Hooks, Jacks, and Slings

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Within the general scope defined in B30 Standard Introduction, Section I, ASME B30.23 may apply to hoisting and accessory equipment covered within certain volumes of the ASME B30 Standard, which is used to lift, lower, hold, or transport personnel in a platform, by wire rope or chain, from hoist equipment, or by a platform that is mounted on a boom of the hoist equipment. The lifting of personnel is not allowed using some ASME B30 Standard equipment. The ASME B30 Standard addressing the hoisting equipment to be used shall be consulted for the applicability of the ASME B30.23 volume.