Code of Maryland Regulations
Chapter 09.12.26 - Crane Safety - Special Lifts

Universal Citation: MD Code Reg Special Lifts

A. An employer shall ensure that each time a special lift occurs all rigging operations are under the direct supervision of a master/lead rigger.

B. An employer shall ensure that, prior to the commencement of work, all rigging used in special lifts is inspected for compliance with all requirements by the master/lead rigger.

C. Forty-eight hours prior to the commencement of any special lift, an employer shall notify the Commissioner of Labor and Industry by e-mail to, or fax to 410-767-2986, with the following information:

(1) Name of employer;

(2) General or managing contractor;

(3) Type of special lift;

(4) Site location;

(5) Specific site of special lift within the location;

(6) Site contact person and phone number;

(7) Equipment involved; and

(8) Scheduled time of special lift.

D. If an employer is unable to provide 48 hours notice to the Commissioner of Labor and Industry prior to the commencement of any special lift, the employer shall provide the Commissioner with notice as soon as practical and a written explanation why 48 hours notice was not provided along with the required information in ยง C(1)"(8) of this regulation, not later than 24 hours after the special lift.

(Regulations .10 amended effective 43:23 Md. R. 1279, eff. 11/24/2016)
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