BOD Decision -2006/01/27-03 - Amendments to Part 12, Tools, Machinery and Equipment Requirements of the OHS Regulation
At its January 2006 meeting, the Board of Directors approved several resolutions amending the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. These approved amendments relate to the public hearing conducted in the fall of 2005.
Sections 12.74 through 12.80.2, regarding automotive lifts and other vehicle supports, are amended to:
- update the regulation to reflect the most recent ANSI automotive lift standards;
- clarify maintenance and record-keeping requirements; and
- require automatic or fixed stops for runway type auto lifts as recommended by the Lessons Learned Committee; and
- require swing arm restraint devices on swing arm type auto lifts.
The amendments came into effect on August 15, 2006.