Code of Maryland Regulations
Title 09 - MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Subtitle 12 - DIVISION OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY
Chapter 09.12.38 - General Industry Standard for Personnel Platforms Suspended from Cranes, Derricks, and Hoists
09.12.38.03 - Restricted Use
09.12.38.03. Restricted Use
A. Except when the erection, use, and dismantling of conventional means of reaching the worksite, such as a personnel hoist, ladder, stairway, aerial lift, elevating work platform, or scaffold either would be more hazardous, or is not possible because of structural design or worksite conditions, the use of a crane, derrick, or hoist to hoist employees on a personnel platform is prohibited.
B. When used, a personnel platform shall meet the applicable requirements of this chapter.