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1926.1436(c)(2) Guy Derricks
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The minimum number of guys must be 6, with equal spacing, except where a qualified person or derrick manufacturer approves variations from these requirements and revises the rated capacity to compensate for such variations.
For guy derricks manufactured after December 18, 1970, in addition to the information required in paragraph (c)(2)(ii) of this section, the employer must have the following guy information from the manufacturer or a qualified person, when not available from the manufacturer:
The mast base must permit the mast to rotate freely with allowance for slight tilting of the mast caused by guy slack.
Withstand tilting and cramping caused by the guy loads.
Be secured to the mast to prevent disengagement during erection.
Be provided with means for attaching guy ropes.
Guy derricks must not be used unless the employer has the following guy information from the manufacturer or a qualified person, when not available from the manufacturer:
The size, grade, and construction of rope to be used for each guy.