(m) Tree trimming and tree removal work.
(n) Anchor handling or dredge-related operations with a vessel or barge using an
(p) Material delivery under the following conditions:
(i) Articulating knuckle-boom truck cranes that deliver material to a construction
site when used to transfer materials from the truck crane to the ground, without arranging
the materials in a particular sequence for hoisting.
(ii) Articulating or knuckle-boom truck cranes that deliver material to a
construction site when the crane is used to transfer building supply sheet goods or
building supply packaged materials from the truck crane onto a structure, using a fork or
cradle at the end of the boom, but only when the truck crane is equipped with a properly
functioning automatic overload prevention device. These sheet goods or packaged
materials include, but are not limited to: sheets of sheet rock, sheets of plywood, bags of
cement, sheets or packages of roofing shingles, and rolls of roofing felt.
(iii) The exclusion in this subdivision shall not apply when used under any of the
(A) The articulating or knuckle-boom crane is used to hold, support, or stabilize the
material to facilitate a construction activity, such as holding material in place while it is
attached to the structure.
(B) The material being handled by the articulating knuckle-boom crane is a
prefabricated component. Prefabricated components include, but are not limited to,
precast concrete members or panels, roof trusses constructed of wood, cold formed metal,
steel, or other materials, prefabricated building sections such as, but not limited to, floor
panels, wall panels, roof panels, roof structures, or similar items.
(C) The material being handled by the crane is a structural steel member, for
example, steel joists, beams, columns, bundled or unbundled steel decking, or a
component of a systems-engineered metal building, as defined in Construction Safety
Standard Part 26. “Steel Erection.”
(D) The activity is not specifically excluded under 29 CFR 1926.1400(c)(17)(i) and
(4) All sections of 29 CFR part 1926 subpart CC apply to the equipment covered by
this standard unless specified otherwise.
(5) The duties of controlling entities under this standard include, but are not limited
to, the duties specified in 29 CFR 1926.1402(c) and (e) and 1926.1424(b).
(6) Where provisions of this standard direct an operator, crewmember, or other
employee to take certain actions, the employer must establish effective communication to
the relevant persons, and enforce work rules to ensure compliance with such provisions.
(7) For work covered by Construction Safety Standard Part 16. “Power
Transmission and Distribution,” in compliance with General Industry Safety and Health
Standard Part 86. “Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution” is deemed
in compliance with 29 CFR 1926.1407 to 1926.1411.
(8) 29 CFR 1926.1402 does not apply to cranes designed for use on railroad tracks,
when used on railroad tracks that are part of the general railroad system of transportation
that is regulated under the Federal Railroad Administration under 49 CFR part 213, and