Split (Multipiece) Rim and Single-Piece Rim Wheels

Chapter 296-864, WAC

Effective Date: 02/01/05

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WAC 296-864-600

Employee Training

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Your responsibility:

To train employees to service split rim and single-piece rim wheels

You must

Train employees who service rim wheels

Make sure employees demonstrate and retain the ability to service rim wheels safely

WAC 296-864-60005

Train employees who service rim wheels

You must

  • Train all employees who service rim wheels.
  • Make sure that employees don't service any rim wheel until they have been trained and instructed in:
    • - Correct procedures of servicing the type of wheel being worked on
      and
    • - The safe operating procedures described in:

      WAC 296-864-400, Service split rim wheels safely

      and

      WAC 296-864-500, Service single-piece rim wheels safely.

  • Make sure the training program explains the hazards involved in servicing those rim wheels and the safety procedures to be followed.
  • Make sure the training program includes, at a minimum, the applicable data from the:
    • - Charts
    • - Rim manuals
      and
    • - Contents of this standard.

WAC 296-864-60010

Make sure employees demonstrate and retain the ability to service rim wheels safely

You must

  • Make sure that each employee demonstrates the ability to service rim wheels safely, including performing the following tasks for the specified type of rim wheel in Table 6.

Table 6
Required Training Tasks

Required Task

Split Rim

Single-Piece Rim

Demounting and deflation of tires

X

X

Inspection and identification of the rim wheel components

X

X

Hazards of mixing 16" and 16.5" tires and rims

 

X

Mounting of tires

X

X

Inflation of tires with a restraining device or other safeguard required by this section

X

X

Use of the restraining device or barrier, and other equipment required by this section

X

X

Handling of rim wheels

X

X

Inflation of the tire when a rim wheel is mounted on a vehicle

 

X

The hazards associated with standing in front of a split rim or single-piece rim wheel:

- During inflation of the tire
- During inspection of the rim wheel
following inflation
and
- Installation and removal of rim wheels

X

X

 

You must

  • Make sure any employee that's unable to read the charts or rim manual is effectively trained on their contents.
  • Evaluate each employee's ability to perform these tasks and to service rim wheels safely.
  • Provide additional training as necessary to make sure that each employee maintains his or her proficiency.

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Helpful Tool:
Training checklist

The optional training checklist can help you monitor the training status of your employees. You can find this checklist in the Resources section of this chapter.

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