Split (Multipiece) Rim and Single-Piece Rim Wheels

Chapter 296-864, WAC

Effective Date: 02/01/05

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WAC 296-864-200

Wheel Components

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Your responsibility:

To make sure rim wheels are serviced safely

You must

Make sure wheels components are compatible

Make sure rim wheels are serviced safely

Make sure damaged wheel components aren't used

WAC 296-864-20005

Make sure wheel components are compatible

You must

  • Make sure tires and rim wheels are compatible before assembly.
  • Make sure split rim wheel components aren't interchanged, except as provided in:
    • - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) charts, "Demounting and Mounting Procedures for Truck/Bus Tires" and "Multi-Piece Rim Matching Chart"
      or
    • - The rim manual for that component.

Note

Note:

  • Reprints of these charts, "Demounting and Mounting Procedures for Truck/Bus Tires" and "Multi-Piece Rim Matching Chart," are available:
    • - Through the WISHA Training and Outreach office at 360-902-5638.
    • - Through the OSHA area offices. The address and telephone number of the nearest OSHA area office can be obtained by looking in the local telephone directory under U.S. Government, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    • - From the OSHA website
    • - Through U.S. Postal Service at:
    • Publications Office
      U.S. Department of Labor
      Room N3101
      Washington D.C. 20210
      Telephone: 202-523-9667

WAC 296-864-20010

Make sure rim wheels are serviced safely

You must

  • Inspect split rim wheel components and single-piece wheels prior to assembly.
  • Make sure the following are free of any dirt, surface rust, scale or loose or flaked rubber build-up prior to mounting and inflation:
    • - Rim flanges
    • - Rim gutters
    • - Rings
    • - Bead seating surfaces
      and
    • - The bead areas of tires.
  • Make sure you don't heat any rim wheels at any time.
  • Make sure you don't repair any rim wheel that's:
    • - Cracked
    • - Broken
    • - Bent
      or
    • - Damaged.

Note

Note:

  • Repair includes activities such as striking with a hammer and heating rim wheel components.
  • Provide and make sure that an air line assembly consisting of the following components is used for inflating tires:
    • - A clip-on chuck
    • - An in-line valve with a pressure gauge or a presettable regulator
      and
    • - A sufficient length of hose between the clip-on chuck and the in-line valve, if one is used, to allow the employee to stand outside the trajectory.

Reference:

  • For additional requirements relating to compressed air tools, see WAC 296-807-140, Compressed air tools, in portable power tools.

WAC 296-864-20015

Make sure damaged wheel components aren't used

You must

  • Make sure any wheel or wheel component that's bent out of shape, pitted from corrosion, broken or cracked is:
    • - Not used
    • - Marked or tagged unserviceable
      and
    • - Removed from the service area.
  • Replace damaged or leaky valves.

 

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