2017 Mississippi Code
Title 45 - Public Safety and Good Order
Chapter 45 - Mississippi Conveyance Safety Act
§ 45-45-3. Purpose of chapter
The purpose of this chapter is to provide for the safety of conveyance equipment and personnel, and to promote public safety awareness. This chapter establishes the minimum standards for conveyance personnel and services. The use of unsafe or defective lifting devices imposes a substantial probability of serious and preventable injury to employees and the public. The prevention of these injuries and protection of employees and the public from unsafe conditions is in the best interest of the people of this state. Conveyance personnel performing work covered by this chapter shall, by documented training and/or experience, be familiar with the operation and safety functions of the components and equipment. Training and experience shall include, but not be limited to, recognizing the safety hazards and performing the procedures required under this chapter.