OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 590 Auxiliary steering standards

(1) An employer must ensure that an auxiliary steering system on a rubber-tired, self-propelled machine conforms to the requirements of SAE Standard J1511 FEB94/ISO 5010, Steering for Off-Road, Rubber-Tired Machines.

(2) The auxiliary steering system must

(a) come into use automatically or be activated manually if the power source fails, and

(b) operate a visible or audible warning device that effectively alerts the operator that steering power or power assistance is not available and emergency steering is being used.