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WAC 296-870-40005

General training.

(1) You must make sure employees are trained by a competent person.
(2) You must train employees who operate powered platforms in all of the following:
(a) Recognizing safety hazards and the preventative measures to control or minimize hazards that are associated with:
(i) Using powered platforms, including those that apply to the specific platform they will be operating; and
(ii) Their individual work tasks.
(b) Emergency action plan procedures;
(c) Work procedures for operating, safely using and inspecting powered platforms.
(3) You must provide written work procedures for operating, safely using, and inspecting working platforms to be used in employee training.
Note:
Visual presentations, such as graphics and pictures, may be used instead of written work procedures if it improves employee understanding. The powered platform system components manufacturers' operating manuals can serve as the basis for these work procedures.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050. WSR 15-23-086, § 296-870-40005, filed 11/17/15, effective 12/18/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 47.17.060. WSR 06-19-075, § 296-870-40005, filed 9/19/06, effective 1/1/07.]
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