OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 19 Powered Mobile Equipment

Section 264 Lights

(1) An employer must ensure that powered mobile equipment operated during hours of darkness or when, due to insufficient light or unfavourable atmospheric conditions, workers and vehicles are not clearly discernible at a distance of at least 150 metres, is equipped with lights that illuminate

(a) a direction in which the equipment travels

(b) the working area around the equipment, and

(c) the control panel of the equipment.

(2) An employer must ensure that the lights on earthmoving construction machinery installed on or after July 1, 2009 complies with SAE Standard J1029 (2007), Lighting and Marking of Construction, Earthmoving Machinery.