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WAC 296-870-500

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Summary
Important:
This section applies to permanent powered platform installations that meet all of the following:
(1) The installation was completed between August 27, 1971, and July 24, 1990;
(2) There has been no major modification to the installation after July 23, 1990; and
(3) The working platforms use electric-powered, winding drum type hoisting machines.
Note:
1. Platforms operated by other types of power and using other types of hoisting machines are allowed if they:
 
(a) Have adequate protective devices for the type of power used; and
 
(b) Provide reasonable safety for persons using or exposed to the equipment.
 
2. Other types of hoisting machines include, but are not limited to, machines such as traction drum hoisting machines, air powered machines, hydraulic powered machines, and internal combustion machines.
Your responsibility:
To make sure powered platform installations completed between August 27, 1971, and July 24, 1990, meet these building and equipment requirements.
You must meet the requirements ...
in this section:
Design, construction, and installation
Fall protection
Electrical
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050. WSR 15-23-086, § 296-870-500, 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, § 296-870-500, filed 9/19/06, effective 1/1/07.]
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