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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 8. Points of Operation and Other Hazardous Parts of Machinery
Article 60. Refuse and Trash Collection Equipment

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§4345. Hoist and Tilt-Frame Refuse and Trash Collection Equipment.

(a) Hoist and tilt-frame equipment placed in service on or after July 1, 2015, which is used for handling refuse containers, shall be equipped with a manufacturer-installed permanent plate or marking which states words to the effect that the equipment is designed and constructed in accordance with the applicable sections of ANSI Z245.1-2012, “American National Standard for Equipment Technology and Operations for Wastes and Recyclable Materials - Mobile Wastes and Recyclable Materials Collection, Transportation, and Compaction Equipment-Safety Requirements.”
(b) Hoist and tilt-frame equipment placed in service before July 1, 2015, which is used for handling refuse containers, shall be equipped with a permanent plate or marking which states the equipment is designed and constructed in accordance with the ANSI Z245.1 standard in effect at the time the equipment was manufactured.
(c) Every hoist and tilt-frame vehicle shall be equipped with a back-up warning device or other method as required by Section 3706(b).
(d) Employees shall not be permitted to ride on any part of the vehicle other than in the cab when the hoist or tilt-frame equipment is in motion.
(e) The controls of hoist or tilt-frame equipment shall not be actuated if any employee is in a position to be endangered by the movement resulting from that actuation.
Note: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.
HISTORY
1. Amendment of subsection (a), new subsection (b) and subsection relettering filed 11-2-98; operative 12-2-98 (Register 98, No. 45).
2. New subsection (a), repealer of former subsection (b), subsection relettering and amendment of newly designated subsection (b) filed 4-30-2015; operative 7-1-2015 (Register 2015, No. 18).

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