OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
Bookmark this page

Part 36 Mining

Section 592 Clearance lights

(1) An employer must ensure that a rubber-tired, self-propelled machine has clearance lights that

(a) indicate clearly from both the front and rear of the machine the overall width of the machine, and

(b) meet the requirements of

(i) SAE Standard J2042 July2006, Clearance, Sidemarker, and Identification Lamps for Use on Motor Vehicles 2032 mm or More in Overall Width, or

(ii) SAE Standard J2042 (2003), Clearance, Sidemarker, and Identification Lamps for Use on Motor Vehicles 2032 mm or More in Overall Width.

(2) An employer must ensure that the clearance lights of a rubber-tired, self-propelled machine are on when the machine’s engine is on.

(3) For the purpose of subsection (1), the overall width does not include

(a) blades on motor graders or rubber-tired dozers, or

(b) buckets on front-end loaders.