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WAC 296-806-42076

Provide clearances and warnings for carts on towed conveyors.

(1) You must provide clearance space for personnel in all of the following:
(a) Between the sides of carts.
(b) Between any load overhanging the side of a cart.
(c) Any fixed or moving object.
(2) You must identify the cart path with floor stripes that are:
(a) Parallel to the cart path.
(b) Arranged so one line is on each side of the path.
(c) Located a safe distance from the edge of the cart or overhanging load.
(3) You must mark reduced clearance areas with appropriate warning signs.
Note:
An example of a reduced clearance area is an area where a cart goes through a wall opening.
(4) You must place an appropriate warning on those areas where a cart may unexpectedly change direction, such as switching off the main line into a transfer conveyor or a spur.
Note:
An example of an appropriate warning would be to use diagonal stripes on the floor between clearance lines.
(5) You must install a sign, signal, or other warning where carts start automatically.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-806-42076, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 04-14-028, § 296-806-42076, filed 6/29/04, effective 1/1/05.]
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