12 CRR-NY 23-9.7NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 12. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
CHAPTER I. INDUSTRIAL BOARD OF APPEALS
SUBCHAPTER A. THE INDUSTRIAL CODE
PART 23. PROTECTION IN CONSTRUCTION, DEMOLITION AND EXCAVATION OPERATIONS
SUBPART 23-9. POWER-OPERATED EQUIPMENT
12 CRR-NY 23-9.7
12 CRR-NY 23-9.7
23-9.7 Motor trucks.
(a) Brake maintenance.
The brakes of every motor truck shall be so maintained that such truck with full load may be securely held on any grade that may be encountered in normal use on the job.
(b) Blocks.
(1) Provision shall be made to apply wheel blocks to any truck ascending any ramp with a slope steeper than one in 10 to prevent the truck from sliding in case of stall.
(2) No person shall work under the raised body of a dump truck unless such body is securely blocked to prevent accidental lowering.
(c) Loading.
Trucks shall not be loaded beyond their rated capacities and all loads shall be trimmed before the trucks are moved. Loads that are apt to become dislodged in transit shall be securely lashed in place.
(d) Backing.
Trucks shall not be backed or dumped in places where persons are working nor backed into hazardous locations unless guided by a person so stationed that he sees the truck drivers and the spaces in back of the vehicles.
(e) Riding.
No person shall be suffered or permitted to ride on running boards, fenders or elsewhere on a truck or similar vehicle except where a properly constructed and installed seat or platform is provided.
(f) Dumping.
No person shall be located within the body (load-carrying portion) of a truck while the dumping mechanism is being operated.
(g) Cab protector.
Dump truck bodies which are loaded by mechanical means shall be equipped with suitable steel cab protectors which cover at least the rear quarter of the tops of such cabs.
12 CRR-NY 23-9.7
Current through March 15, 2022
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