Forklifts and Other Powered Industrial Trucks

Chapter 296-863, WAC

Effective Date: 04/01/07

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WAC 296-863-10005

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This chapter applies to powered industrial trucks that use electric motors or internal combustion engines. This includes, but isn't limited to:

  • Fork trucks
  • Forklifts
  • Tractors
  • Platform lift trucks
  • Motorized hand trucks
  • Other specialized industrial trucks.

Definition

 

 

Definition:

  • A powered industrial truck (PIT) is a mobile, power-driven vehicle used to carry, push, pull, lift, stack, or tier material.
Exemption

Exemption:

  • This chapter doesn't apply to:
    • - Compressed air-powered industrial trucks
    • - Nonflammable compressed gas-operated industrial trucks
    • - Vehicles covered by chapter 296-307 WAC, Safety Standards for Agriculture
    • - Vehicles intended primarily for earth moving or over-the-road hauling.

 

 

 

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