DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS
GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARD
(By authority conferred on the director of the department of licensing and regulatory
affairs by sections 16 and 21 of the Michigan occupational safety and health act, 1974 PA
154, MCL 408.1016 and 408.1021, and Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1996-2,
2003-1, 2008-4, and 2011-4, MCL 445.2001, 445.2011, 445.2025, and 445.2030)
PART 20. UNDERHUNG CRANES AND MONORAIL SYSTEMS
R 408.12001 Scope.
Rule 2001. This part applies to power-driven cranes, classified as underhung,
single-leg gantry, and jib, operating on the bottom flange of a track section and to single-
track monorail systems. This part does not include monorail systems used only to
transport personnel or to monorail-type conveyor systems commonly referred to as
overhead trolley conveyors or power and free trolley conveyors. This part does not apply
to a crane with a manually moved type bridge or trolley.
History: 1990 AACS.
R 408.12002 Adoption of standards by reference.
Rule 2002. (1) The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Standard
ASME B30.11 “Monorail Systems and Underhung Cranes,” 1993 edition, is adopted by
reference in these rules and is available from IHS Global, 15 Inverness Way East,
Englewood, Colorado, 80112, USA, telephone number: 1-800-854-7179 or via the
adoption of these rules of $60.00.
(2) The standard adopted in these rules is available for inspection at the Department
of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, MIOSHA Regulatory Services Section, 530 West
Allegan Street, P.O. Box 30643, Lansing, Michigan, 48909-8143.
(3) Copies of the standard adopted in these rules may be obtained from the publisher
or may be obtained from the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, MIOSHA
Regulatory Services Section, 530 West Allegan Street, P.O. Box 30643, Lansing,
Michigan, 48909-8143, at the cost charged in this rule, plus $20.00 for shipping and
(4) The following Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration
(MIOSHA) standards are referenced in these rules. Up to 5 copies of these standards may
be obtained at no charge from the Michigan Department of licensing and regulatory
affairs, MIOSHA Regulatory Services Section, 530 West Allegan Street, P.O. Box
30643, Lansing, MI, 48909-8143 or via the internet at the following website: