Elevating Work Platforms

Chapter 296-869, WAC

Effective Date: 01/01/2007

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WAC 296-869-300

Design, Construction and Equipment

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IMPORTANT:

This section applies to manually propelled, self-propelled, and boom-supported elevating work platforms.

 

Your Responsibility

To make sure elevating work platforms meet these design, construction, and equipment requirements

Manually propelled elevating work platforms

Self-propelled elevating work platforms

Boom-supported elevating work platform

Manually propelled elevating work platforms

WAC 296-869-30005

Manually propelled elevating work platforms

IMPORTANT:

This section applies to manually propelled, integral chassis, elevating work platforms with a platform that can't be positioned completely beyond the base.

 

You must

  • Make sure manually propelled elevating work platforms meet the design and construction requirements of American National Standards Institute (ANSI) A92.3-1990, American National Standard for Manually Propelled Elevating Aerial Platforms.
  • Make sure the manufacturer provides instructions and markings that meet the requirements of ANSI A92.3-1990, American National Standard for Manually Propelled Elevating Aerial Platforms, on each elevating work platform.
  • Make sure manuals that meet the requirements of ANSI A92.3-1990, American National Standard for Manually Propelled Elevating Aerial Platforms, are:
    • -Provided for each elevating work platform;
      and
    • -Kept in the weather-resistant storage compartment provided by the manufacturer

Note

Note:

Required manuals include the manufacturer's operating and maintenance manuals and a manual that defines the responsibilities of dealers, owners, lessors , lessees, users, and operators.

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Self-propelled elevating work platforms

IMPORTANT:

This section applies to self-propelled, integral chassis, elevating work platforms with a platform that can't be positioned completely beyond the base.

 

You must

  • Make sure self-propelled elevating work platforms manufactured on or after July 1, 2006, meet the design and construction requirements of ANSI A92.6-1999, American National Standard for Self-Propelled Elevating Work Platforms.
  • Make sure self-propelled elevating work platforms manufactured before July 1, 2006 meet the design and construction requirements of ANSI A92.6-1990, American National Standard for Self-Propelled Elevating Work Platforms.
  • Make sure the manufacturer provides instructions and markings that meet the requirements of ANSI A92.6-1990 or A92.6-1999, American National Standard for Self-Propelled Elevating Work Platforms, as appropriate, on each elevating work platform.
  • Make sure manuals that meet the requirements of ANSI A92.6-1990 or A92.6-1999, American National Standard for Self-Propelled Elevating Work Platforms, as appropriate, are:
    • -Provided for each elevating work platform;
      and
    • -Kept in the weather-resistant storage compartment provided by the manufacturer

Note

Note:

Required manuals include the manufacturer's operating and maintenance manuals and a manual that defines the responsibilities of dealers, owners, lessors , lessees, users, and operators.

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Boom-supported elevating work platforms

IMPORTANT:

This section applies to self-propelled, integral chassis, elevating work platforms with a boom-supported platform that can be positioned completely beyond the base.

 

You must

  • Make sure boom-supported elevating work platforms meet the design and construction requirements of American National Standards Institute (ANSI) A92.5-1992, American National Standard for Boom-Supported Elevating Work Platforms.
  • Make sure the manufacturer provides instructions and markings that meet the requirements of ANSI A92.5-1992, American National Standard for Boom-Supported Elevating Work Platforms, on each elevating work platform.
  • Make sure manuals that meet the requirements of ANSI A92.5-1992, American National Standard for Boom-Supported Elevating Work Platforms, are:
    • -Provided for each elevating work platform;
      and
    • -Kept in the weather-resistant storage location provided by the manufacturer

Note

Note:

Required manuals include the manufacturer's operating and maintenance manuals and a manual that defines the responsibilities of dealers, owners, lessors , lessees, users, and operators.

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Modifications

You must

  • Prohibit altering or disabling interlocks or other safety devices.
  • Have written permission from the manufacturer before making any modification to an elevating work platform.

Note

Note:

If the original manufacturer is no longer in business, an equivalent entity such as a nationally recognized testing laboratory may approve modification.

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