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Inspections.

(1) You must do a prestart inspection of the elevating work platform according to Table 2, Elevating Work Platform Inspections.
(2) You must make sure frequent and annual inspections are done:
(a) By a person qualified as a mechanic on the specific make and model of elevating work platform; and
(b) According to Table 2, Elevating Work Platform Inspections.
Table 2
Elevating Work Platform Inspections
Type of inspection:
When required:
Items to inspect:
Prestart
At the beginning of each shift.
Do a visual inspection and functional test including at least the following:
 
 
 
1.
Operating and emergency controls;
 
 
 
2.
Safety devices;
 
 
 
3.
Personal protective devices, including fall protection;
 
 
 
4.
Air, hydraulic and fuel system leaks;
 
 
 
5.
Cables and wiring harness;
 
 
 
6.
Loose or missing parts;
 
 
 
7.
Tires and wheels;
 
 
 
8.
Placards, warnings, control markings, and required manuals;
 
 
 
9.
Outriggers, stabilizers, and other structures;
 
 
 
10.
Guardrail system;
 
 
 
11.
Items specified by the manufacturer.
Frequent
1.
Elevating work platforms that have been in service 3 months or 150 hours, whichever comes first; and
1.
All functions and their controls for speeds, smoothness, and limits of motion;
 
2.
Before putting elevating work platforms back in service that have been out-of-service for more than 3 months.
2.
Emergency lowering means (manually propelled only);
 
Note: Newly purchased used equipment should be given the equivalent of a frequent inspection before being put into service.
3.
Lower controls including the provisions for overriding of upper controls (self-propelled and boom-supported);
 
 
 
4.
All chain and cable mechanisms for adjustment and worn or damaged parts;
 
 
 
5.
All emergency and safety devices;
 
 
 
6.
Lubrication of all moving parts, inspection of filter element(s), hydraulic oil, engine oil, and coolant as specified by the manufacturer;
 
 
 
7.
Visual inspection of structural components and other critical components such as fasteners, pins, shafts, turn-table attachment bolts (boom-supported only), and locking devices;
 
 
 
8.
Placards, warnings, and control markings;
 
 
 
9.
Additional items specified by the manufacturer.
Annual
No later than 13 months from the date of the last annual inspection.
All items specified by the manufacturer for an annual inspection.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050. WSR 15-23-086, § 296-869-40010, 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, § 296-869-40010, filed 9/19/06, effective 1/1/07.]
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