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
09.12.38.12 - Traveling
A. Except for a crane which travels on a fixed track, while a crane is traveling it may not be used to hoist an employee.
B. When using a crane that travels on a fixed track, an employer may hoist employees on a personnel platform while the crane is traveling, upon implementing the following procedures to safeguard employees:
(1) The boom shall be parallel to the direction of travel;
(2) A complete trial run to test the route of travel:
(a) Shall be performed before employees are allowed to occupy the platform, and
(b) May be performed at the time of the trial lift required by Regulation .08 of this chapter.