OHS Code Explanation Guide

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 34 Forestry

Highlights

  • Section 521 requires skidders, grapple skidders and crawlers to be equipped with operator protective structures that meet the requirements of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Recommended Practice J1084-APR80 (R2002), Operator Protective Structure Performance Criteria for Certain Forestry Equipment.
  • Section 524 allows logging trucks to exceed their manufacturer-specified load weights if the listed conditions are met.