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(a) Every end control, reach, narrow aisle and motorized hand/rider truck shall be equipped with an operator platform of sufficient size to contain the operator's feet within its periphery and strong enough to withstand a compression load equal to the weight of the loaded truck applied longitudinally against a flat vertical surface.
(b) When installed, operator enclosures shall not restrict movement to and from the operating position.
NOTE: Operator enclosures are not recommended on hand/rider trucks because of interference with the steering handle and with rapid and unobstructed egress.
NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.
1. Repealer and new section filed 7-26-78; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 78, No. 30). For history of former section see Register 75, No. 7.
2. Amendment of subsection (b) filed 4-30-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 18).
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