TITLE 8
GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
CHAPTER 4, SUBCHAPTER 7, ARTICLE 25, SECTION 3650(b) and (d)
UPDATE OF NATIONAL CONSENSUS STANDARD REFERENCES FOR INDUSTRIAL TRUCKS


Amend Section 3650 to read:

3650. Industrial Trucks. General.

(a) All new low lift and high lift trucks acquired after June 26, 1998, shall be labeled as meeting the design and construction requirements of Part III, ASME B56.1-1993, Safety Standard for Low Lift and High lift Trucks. All low lift and high lift trucks acquired on or before June 26, 1998, shall be labeled as meeting either the design and construction requirements of the ASME standard indicated above or Part II, of the ANSI B56.1-1975 standard.

(b)(1) Except as provided in subsection (a), All other types of industrial trucks manufactured and acquired after September 1, 1991 through December 1, 1998 shall have affixed a permanent legible tag or label stating compliance with the following applicable standards or those listed in subsection (b)(2):

NFPA 505-1987, formerly ANSI B56.2-1978, for powered industrial trucks.

UL 583-1984, formerly ANSI B56.3-1977, for electric-battery-powered industrial trucks.

UL 558-1984, formerly ANSI B56.4-1977, for internal combustion engine powered industrial trucks.

ANSI/ASME B56.5-1988 for guided industrial vehicles.

ANSI/ASME B56.6-1987 for rough terrain forklift trucks.

ANSI/ASME B56.7-1987 for industrial crane trucks.

ANSI/ASME B56.8-1988 for personnel and burden carriers.

ANSI/ASME B56.9-1987 for operator controlled industrial tow tractors.

(2) Except as provided in subsection (a), industrial trucks manufactured and acquired after December 1, 1998 shall have affixed a permanent legible tag or label stating compliance with the following applicable standards, or the applicable standard in effect at the time the industrial truck is manufactured:

NFPA 505-1987, formerly ANSI B56.2-1978, for powered industrial trucks,

UL 583-1991, for electric-battery-powered industrial trucks,

UL 588-1991, for internal combustion engine powered industrial trucks,

ASME B56.5-1993, for guided industrial vehicles and automated functions of manned industrial vehicles,

ASME B56.6-1992, for rough terrain forklift trucks,

ANSI/ASME B56.7-1987, for industrial crane trucks,

ASME B56.8-1993, for personnel and burden carriers,

ASME B56.9-1992, for operator controlled industrial tow tractors.

(c) All name plates and model number, type designation and load capacity markings on industrial trucks, shall be maintained in a legible condition by the employer.

(d) If the truck is equipped with front-end attachments other than factory installed attachments, the truck shall be marked to identify the attachments and show the approximate weight of the truck and attachment combination, and capacity of the truck and attachment combination at maximum elevation of the load engaging means with the load laterally centered,. in accordance with Section 4 of ANSI B56.1-1975 Part II.

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NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.