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WAC 296-863-20015

Make sure PITs are properly labeled.

(1) You must make sure all PIT nameplates as well as any stickers, stencils or marks that relate to the stability and safety of the PIT are:
(a) In place;
(b) Legible.
Note:
PITs should have a nameplate installed by the manufacturer that contains at least the following information:
 
1. Model and serial number.
 
2. Approximate weight of the PIT.
 
3. Certification that the manufacturer has met the mandatory requirements of ANSI B56.1 Safety Standards for Powered Industrial Trucks.
 
4. Type designation to show the PIT meets the applicable requirements of a nationally recognized testing laboratory.
(2) You must make sure PITs approved for hazardous (classified) locations have a label or some other identifying mark indicating acceptance by a nationally recognized testing laboratory.
(3) You must make sure PITs with front-end attachments, including fork extensions, are marked to:
(a) Identify the attachment;
(b) Show the approximate combined weight of the PIT and attachment;
(c) Show the maximum capacity of the PIT with attachments at their highest elevation and the load laterally centered.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 17-18-075, § 296-863-20015, filed 9/5/17, effective 10/6/17; WSR 04-19-051, § 296-863-20015, filed 9/14/04, effective 2/1/05.]
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