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PDFWAC 296-155-605


(1) General requirements.
(a) All equipment left unattended at night, adjacent to a highway in normal use, or adjacent to construction areas where work is in progress, must have appropriate lights or reflectors, or barricades equipped with appropriate lights or reflectors, to identify the location of the equipment.
(b) All tire servicing of multipiece and single-piece rim wheels are subject to the requirements of chapter 296-864 WAC.
(c)(i) Heavy machinery, equipment, or parts thereof, which are suspended or held aloft by use of slings, hoists, or jacks must be substantially blocked or cribbed to prevent falling or shifting before employees are permitted to work under or between them. Bulldozer and scraper blades, end-loader buckets, dump bodies, and similar equipment, must be either fully lowered or blocked when being repaired or when not in use. All controls must be in a neutral position, with the motors stopped and brakes set, unless work being performed required otherwise.
(ii) Whenever the equipment is parked, the parking brake must be set. Equipment parked on inclines must have the wheels chocked and the parking brake set.
(d) The use, care and charging of all batteries must conform to the requirements of part I of this chapter.
(e) All cab glass must be safety glass, or equivalent, that introduces no visible distortion affecting the safe operation of any machine covered by this part.
(f) All equipment covered by this part must comply with the requirements of WAC 296-155-428 (1)(e) when working or being moved in the vicinity of power lines or energized transmitters.
(g) Where traffic is diverted onto dusty surfaces, you must maintain good visibility by the suppression of dust, through the periodic application of oil or water to the grade surface, as required.
(h) No equipment, vehicle, tool, or individual must operate within 10 feet of any power line or electrical distribution equipment except in conformity with the requirements of WAC 296-155-77100 (1)(h).
(2) Specific requirements. (Reserved.)
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 16-09-085, § 296-155-605, filed 4/19/16, effective 5/20/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.440, 49.17.060, and 29 C.F.R. 1926, Subpart CC. WSR 12-01-086, § 296-155-605, filed 12/20/11, effective 2/1/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 07-03-163, § 296-155-605, filed 1/24/07, effective 4/1/07; WSR 98-05-046, § 296-155-605, filed 2/13/98, effective 4/15/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040 and 49.17.050. WSR 86-03-074 (Order 86-14), § 296-155-605, filed 1/21/86; Order 74-26, § 296-155-605, filed 5/7/74, effective 6/6/74.]
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