Elevating Work Platforms

Chapter 296-869, WAC

Effective Date: 01/01/07

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WAC 296-869-100

Scope

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This chapter applies to the following types of elevating work platforms:

  • -Aerial lifts
  • -Manually propelled elevating work platforms that have a platform that can't be positioned completely beyond the base
  • -Self-propelled elevating work platforms that have a platform that can't be positioned completely beyond the base
  • -Boom-supported elevating work platforms that have a boom-supported platform that can be positioned completely beyond the base
Exemption

Exemption::

This chapter doesn't apply to elevating work platforms used:

  • -By the fire services for fire combat that are covered by Safety standards for fire fighters, chapter 296-305 WAC;
    or
  • -For agriculture activities covered by Safety standards for agriculture, chapter 296-307 WAC

Definition

Definition:

Aerial lift: An aerial device mounted on a vehicle such as a truck, trailer, or all-terrain vehicle.

Aerial device: A vehicle-mounted device, telescoping or articulating, or both, which is used to position personnel.

Elevating work platform: A device used to position personnel, along with their necessary tools and materials, at work locations. It includes a platform and an elevating assembly and may be either:

  • -Vehicle mounted;
    or
  • -Have an integral chassis providing mobility and a means of support

Platform: The portion of an elevating work platform intended to be occupied by personnel. It may also be called a basket, bucket, stand, or similar term.

 

 

 

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