OHS Code

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

Section 275 Worker transportation

(1) An employer must ensure that no part of an operator’s or passenger’s body extends beyond the side of a vehicle or powered mobile equipment while it is in operation.

(2) An employer must ensure that equipment or material in a vehicle or unit of powered mobile equipment is positioned or secured to prevent injury to the operator and passengers, if any.

(3) An employer must ensure that sufficient protection against inclement weather is provided for workers travelling in a vehicle or unit of powered mobile equipment.

(4) If a vehicle or unit of powered mobile equipment with an enclosed body is used to transport workers, an employer must ensure that the equipment’s exhaust gases do not enter the enclosed body.