296-56-60087 - Winches

296-56-60087. Winches

(1) You must guard moving winch parts which present hazards to employees .

(2) You must make sure winches have clearly identifiable and readily accessible stop controls.

(3) You must secure portable winches against accidental shifting while in use.

(4) You must fit portable winches with limit switches if employees have access to areas from which it is possible to be drawn into the winch.

(5) The provisions of WAC 296-56-60083(6)(l) apply to winches.

(Amended by WSR 15-24-102, Filed 12/1/2015, effective 1/5/2016)

Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040. 99-02-024, § 296-56-60087, filed 12/30/98, effective 3/30/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040 and 49.17.050. 86-03-064 (Order 86-02), § 296-56-60087, filed 1/17/86; 85-01-022 (Order 84-24), § 296-56-60087, filed 12/11/84.

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