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Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 237 from 2010-06-03 to 2019-06-24:

 An employee must not operate and the employer must not permit an employee to operate motorized materials handling equipment on a gangway with a gradient in excess of the lesser of

  • (a) the gradient that is recommended as safe by the manufacturer of the motorized materials handling equipment, whether it is loaded or unloaded, as the case may be, and

  • (b) the gradient that a qualified person ascertains is safe, having regard to the mechanical condition of the motorized materials handling equipment and its load and traction.

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