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WAC 296-869-20030

Operator prestart inspection.

(1) You must make sure the operator does a prestart inspection of the aerial device as shown in Table 1, Operator Prestart Inspection.
(2) You must have a qualified person examine or test any items found during the inspection that are thought to be unsafe to determine if they constitute a safety hazard.
(3) You must replace or repair all unsafe items before use.
Table 1
Operator Prestart Inspection
Component or system:
Test or inspect for the following:
Operating controls and associated mechanisms
Conditions interfering with proper operation
Visual and audible safety devices
Malfunctions
Hydraulic or pneumatic systems
Visible deterioration or excessive leaks
Fiberglass and other insulating components
Visible damage or contamination
Operational and instructional markings
That they are present and legible
Electrical systems of or related to the aerial device
Malfunction and for signs of excessive deterioration, dirt, and moisture accumulation
Locking devices, bolts, pins, and other fasteners
That they are in-place and not loose or deformed
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050. WSR 15-23-086, § 296-869-20030, filed 11/17/15, effective 12/18/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 06-19-073, § 296-869-20030, filed 9/19/06, effective 1/1/07.]
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