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WAC 296-864-60010

Make sure employees demonstrate and retain the ability to service rim wheels safely.

(1) You must make sure that each employee demonstrates the ability to service rim wheels safely, including performing the following tasks for the specified type of rim wheel in Table 6.
Table 6
Required Training Tasks
Required Task
Split Rim
Single-Piece Rim
Demounting and deflation of tires
X
X
Inspection and identification of the rim wheel components
X
X
Hazards of mixing 16" BS 16.5" tires and rims
 
X
Mounting of tires
X
X
Inflation of tires with a restraining device or other safeguard required by this section
X
X
Use of the restraining device or barrier, and other equipment required by this section
X
X
Handling of rim wheels
X
X
Inflation of the tire when a rim wheel is mounted on a vehicle
 
X
The hazards associated with standing in front of a split rim or single-piece rim wheel:
X
X
During inflation of the tire;
 
 
During inspection of the rim wheel following inflation; and
 
 
Installation and removal of rim wheels.
 
 
(2) You must make sure any employee that is unable to read the charts or rim manual is effectively trained on their contents.
(3) You must evaluate each employee's ability to perform these tasks and to service rim wheels safely.
(4) You must provide additional training as necessary to make sure that each employee maintains his or her proficiency.
Helpful tool:
Training checklist
The optional training checklist can help you monitor the training status of your employees. You can find this checklist in the resources section of this chapter.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-864-60010, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 04-20-079, § 296-864-60010, filed 10/5/04, effective 2/1/05.]
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