OHS Code

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

Section 266 Other safety equipment

An employer must ensure that powered mobile equipment has

(a) a device within easy reach of the operator that permits the operator to stop, as quickly as possible, the power unit, drawworks, transmission or any ancillary equipment driven from the powered mobile equipment, including a power take-off auger or digging, lifting or cutting equipment,

(b) an effective means of warning workers of the presence, general dimensions and movement of the equipment if the presence, dimensions or movement may be a danger to a worker,

(c) seats or other installations sufficient to ensure the safety of the operator and other workers who may be in or on the equipment while it is in motion, and

(d) safety clips on the connecting pins if the powered mobile equipment is equipped with a trailer hitch.