- Record Type:OSHA Instruction
- Current Directive Number:STD 01-03-002
- Old Directive Number:STD 1-3.2
- Title:Hunt-Pierce Servi-Lift #9-271 Aerial Lift
- Information Date:
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OSHA Instruction STD 1-3.2 March 21, 1979 Office of Compliance Programming
SUBJECT: Hunt-Pierce Servi-Lift #9-271 Aerial Lift
A. Purpose. This instruction requires that the six torque plate bolts which hold the torque plate that joins the upper and lower booms of the Servi-Lift must be in place and properly secured.
B. Scope. This instruction applies OSHA-wide.
C. Action. CSHO's during inspections shall ensure that any missing or loose torque plate bolts is a recognized hazard and shall be corrected immediately.
D. Background. It has been brought to OSHA's attention that a problem could exist for employees working in and around the Hunt-Pierce Servi-Lift #9-271 aerial lift. Serious accidents may occur because of inadequate and/or improper preventive maintenance routines coupled with insufficient daily inspections of the equipment by its operators and its maintenance team to insure safe operation.
Eula Bingham Assistant Secretary Occupational Safety and Health
DISTRIBUTION: National, Regional and Area Offices State Designees NIOSH Regional Program Directors