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WAC 296-863-40005

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Protect employees around PITs.

You must:
• Make sure operators use restraint devices, such as seatbelts or lap-bars, when they are provided on the PIT.
• Make sure you do not allow people:
– Under the elevated part of any PIT, whether it is loaded or empty;
– To put any part of their body between the uprights of the mast;
OR
– Outside the running lines of the PIT.
• Make sure you do not allow unauthorized people to ride on PITS.
• Make sure people riding on PITs have a safe place to ride.
• Make sure you do not allow stunt driving or horseplay.
• Make sure PITs are not driven up to anyone in front of a bench or other fixed object.
• Make sure access to fire aisles, stairways, and fire equipment is kept clear.
• Make sure there is sufficient headroom under overhead installations such as lights, pipes, and sprinkler systems to safely operate PITs.
Reference:
PIT operations may cause the airborne concentration levels of carbon monoxide gas to increase. You have to keep the concentration levels below the levels specified in chapter 296-841 WAC, Respiratory hazards.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 04-19-051, § 296-863-40005, filed 9/14/04, effective 2/1/05.]