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PDFWAC 296-24-23505


(1) Cab location.
(a) You must ensure that the general arrangement of the cab and the location of control and protective equipment is such that all operating handles are within convenient reach of the operator when facing the area to be served by the load hook, or while facing the direction of travel of the cab. The arrangement must allow the operator a full view of the load hook in all positions.
(b) You must locate the cab to afford a minimum of 3 inches clearance from all fixed structures within its area of possible movement.
(c) You must ensure that the clearance of the cab above the working floor or passageway is not less than seven feet.
(2) Access to crane. You must provide access to the cab and/or bridge walkway by a conveniently placed fixed ladder, stairs, or platform, requiring no step over any gap exceeding 12 inches. You must ensure that fixed ladders are in conformance with the American National Standards Institute, Safety Code for Fixed Ladders, ANSI A14.3-1956.
(3) Fire extinguisher. A carbon dioxide, dry-chemical, or equivalent hand fire extinguisher should be kept in the cab. You must not use carbon tetrachloride extinguishers.
For additional requirements relating to portable fire extinguishers see WAC 296-800-300.
(4) Lighting. You must ensure that light in the cab is sufficient to enable the operator to see clearly enough to perform the work.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-100, § 296-24-23505, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].040, and [49.17].050. WSR 01-17-033, § 296-24-23505, filed 8/8/01, effective 9/1/01. Statutory Authority: Chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 94-15-096 (Order 94-07), § 296-24-23505, filed 7/20/94, effective 9/20/94; Order 73-5, § 296-24-23505, filed 5/9/73 and Order 73-4, § 296-24-23505, filed 5/7/73.]
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