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PDFWAC 296-96-24416


(1) Vertical clearance between the floor or mounting platform and the lower edge of the conical guard above it shall be at least 7 ft., 6 in. When this clearance is not possible, access to the manlift shall be prohibited and the space where the runway passes through the platform floor shall be enclosed.
(2) Floor space adjacent to floor openings shall be kept clear and free of obstructions at all times.
(3) Adequate lighting shall be provided at each floor landing whenever the lift is in use.
For purposes of this section "adequate lighting" means 5 foot-candles.
(4) The landing surfaces at all entrances and exits shall provide safe footing and shall have a coefficient of friction of not less than 0.5 to help ensure safe footing.
(5) Emergency landings shall be provided so that the maximum distance a person travels on the emergency ladder between an emergency landing and a floor landing is 25 ft.
Emergency landings shall:
(a) Be accessible from both runs of the lift;
(b) Give access to the emergency ladder; and
(c) Be completely enclosed with a standard railing and toeboard.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.87 RCW. WSR 18-18-070, ยง 296-96-24416, filed 8/31/18, effective 10/1/18.]
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