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WAC 296-864-20010

Make sure rim wheels are serviced safely.

(1) You must inspect split rim wheel components and single-piece wheels prior to assembly.
(2) You must make sure the following are free of any dirt, surface rust, scale or loose or flaked rubber build-up prior to mounting and inflation:
(a) Rim flanges;
(b) Rim gutters;
(c) Rings;
(d) Bead seating surfaces; and
(e) The bead areas of tires.
(3) You must make sure you do not heat any rim wheels at any time.
(4) You must make sure you do not repair any rim wheel that is:
(a) Cracked;
(b) Broken;
(c) Bent; or
(d) Damaged.
Note:
Repair includes activities such as striking with a hammer and heating rim wheel components.
(5) You must provide and make sure that an air line assembly consisting of the following components is used for inflating tires:
(a) A clip-on chuck;
(b) An in-line valve with a pressure gauge or a presettable regulator; and
(c) A sufficient length of hose between the clip-on chuck and the in-line valve, if one is used, to allow the employee to stand outside the trajectory.
Reference:
For additional requirements relating to compressed air tools, see WAC 296-807-140, Compressed air tools, in portable power tools.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-864-20010, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 04-20-079, § 296-864-20010, filed 10/5/04, effective 2/1/05.]
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