Site Alert

WorkerWeb and ProviderWeb online claim filing are down for maintenance until Monday, October 27th. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Forklifts and Other Powered Industrial Trucks (Chapter 296-863, WAC)

New Rule Activity Related Policies

Last Updated: 1/24/07

Table of Contents

Files available in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Format

WAC Description

296-863-100

Scope.

296-863-200

Design, construction, and equipment.

296-863-20005

Make sure PITs meet design and construction requirements.

296-863-20010

Meet these requirements when modifying or altering PITs.

296-863-20015

Make sure PITs are properly labeled.

296-863-20020

Protect operators from falling objects.

296-863-20025

Provide fall protection on order pickers.

296-863-20030

Provide directional lights on PITs when required.

296-863-20035

Make sure liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fueled PITs meet these requirements.

296-863-20040

Meet these requirements when converting gasoline fuel PITs to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fuel.

296-863-300

Inspection, repair, maintenance, and servicing.

296-863-30005

Make sure PITs are in safe working condition.

296-863-30010

Inspect your PITs.

296-863-30015

Meet these requirements when repairing PITs.

296-863-30020

Maintain your PITs properly.

296-863-30025

Service gasoline fueled PITs safely.

296-863-30030

Service liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fueled PITs safely.

296-863-30035

Make sure battery charging areas are safe.

296-863-30040

Service batteries for electric PITs safely.

296-863-400

Operations.

296-863-40005

Protect employees around PITs.

296-863-40010

Operate PITs safely.

296-863-40015

Make sure PIT loads are carried safely.

296-863-40020

Meet these requirements when the operator leaves the normal operating position.

296-863-40025

Meet these requirements when operating near railroad tracks.

296-863-40030

Meet this requirement when using motorized hand trucks.

296-863-40035

Meet these requirements when using elevators.

296-863-40040

Meet these requirements when using dockboards (bridge plates).

296-863-40045

Meet these requirements when loading or unloading railroad cars with a PIT.

296-863-40050

Meet these requirements when loading or unloading highway trucks with PITs.

296-863-40055

Meet these additional requirements when operating liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fueled PITs.

296-863-40060

Make sure work platforms and PITs used to lift people meet these requirements.

296-863-40065

Operate PITs using elevated work platforms safely.

296-863-500

Hazardous (classified) locations.

296-863-50005

Use the appropriate PITs in hazardous (classified) locations.

296-863-600

Training.

296-863-60005

Make sure PIT operators are trained.

296-863-60010

Retrain PIT operators as required.

296-863-60015

Evaluate PIT operators performance.

296-863-700

Definitions.

 

 

 

 

End of main content, page footer follows.

Access Washington official state portal

© Washington State Dept. of Labor & Industries. Use of this site is subject to the laws of the state of Washington.