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WAC 296-869-50010

Specific model training.

(1) You must make sure operators:
(a) Know the required manuals supplied by the manufacturer are stored in a weather resistant compartment and where the compartment is located; and
(b) Refer to the manuals when necessary.
(2) You must make sure operators do all of the following before operating an elevating work platform:
(a) Read and understand the manufacturer's operating instructions and your safety rules, or have them explained by a qualified person;
(b) Understand, by reading or by having a qualified person explain, all decals, warnings, and instructions displayed on the elevating work platform;
(c) Are instructed by a qualified person in the intended purpose and function of each control.
(3) You must have operator trainees demonstrate their knowledge and proficiency during actual operation of an elevating work platform under the following conditions:
(a) Under the direction of a qualified person;
(b) In an area free of obstructions; and
(c) Using an elevating work platform that is:
(i) The same model that they will be operating; or
(ii) One that has similar controls and operating characteristics.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050. WSR 15-23-086, § 296-869-50010, 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, § 296-869-50010, filed 9/19/06, effective 1/1/07.]
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