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WAC 296-863-40040

Meet these requirements when using dock-boards (bridge plates).

(1) You must make sure dock-boards are not overloaded:
(a) Make sure they are strong enough to carry the load imposed on them.
(b) Make sure loads do not exceed the dock-board's rated capacity.
(2) You must do the following when using dock-boards:
(a) Drive slowly and carefully over dock-boards;
(b) Properly secure dock-boards before driving on them.
(3) You must make sure powered dock-boards meet the design and construction requirements of U.S. Department of Commerce Commercial Standard CS 202-56 (1961) "Industrial Lifts and Hinged Loading Ramps."
(4) You must do the following when using portable dock-boards:
(a) Use anchors or other devices that will prevent slipping;
(b) Make sure they have handholds or other effective means for safe handling.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 17-18-075, § 296-863-40040, filed 9/5/17, effective 10/6/17; WSR 04-19-051, § 296-863-40040, filed 9/14/04, effective 2/1/05.]
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