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# Directives
1 1999 - 10/19/1999 - CPL 02-01-030 [CPL 2-1.30] - Chocking of Tractor Trailer under the Powered Industrial Truck Standard
# Federal Registers
1 2015 - 03/17/2015 - Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Numbers Under the Paperwork Reduction Act - 80:13893-13894
2 2014 - 09/26/2014 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Powered Industrial Trucks Standard - 79:57979-57980
3 2014 - 05/09/2014 - Powered Industrial Trucks Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements - 79: 26776-26777
4 2011 - 08/09/2011 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Powered Industrial Trucks Standard - 76: 48900-48901
5 2011 - 04/20/2011 - Powered Industrial Trucks Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements - 76: 22154-22155
6 2008 - 06/04/2008 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request - 73:31885-31886
7 2008 - 03/07/2008 - Powered Industrial Trucks Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements - 73:12468-1247
8 2005 - 04/18/2005 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request - 70: 20180-20181
9 2004 - 12/09/2004 - Powered Industrial Trucks; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements - 69: 71434-71436
10 2001 - 10/03/2001 - Standard on Powered Industrial Trucks; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's Approval of Information-Collection (Paperwork) Requirements - 66:50455-50456
11 1999 - 08/27/1999 - Powered Industrial Truck Operator Training;Stay of Compliance Dates. - 64:46846-46847
12 1998 - 12/01/1998 - Powered Industrial Truck Operator Training; Final Rule. - 63:66237-66274
13 1984 - 02/10/1984 - Revocation of Advisory and Repetitive Standards - 49:5318
14 1984 - 02/10/1984 - Powered Industrial Trucks - 49:5318
15 1982 - 05/28/1982 - Powered Industrial Trucks - 47:23480
16 1974 - 04/23/1974 - Powered Industrial Trucks - 39:14352
17 1973 - 06/01/1973 - Powered Industrial Trucks - 38:14371
18 1972 - 02/16/1972 - Powered Industrial Trucks - 37:3431
19 1972 - 02/11/1972 - Powered Industrial Trucks - 37:3053
# Standard Interpretations
1 2012 - 11/26/2012 - Powered Industrial Trucks Equipped with Flashing Lights and/or Back-up Beepers
2 2012 - 03/05/2012 - Powered Industrial Truck Load Backrest Extensions
3 2011 - 06/27/2011 - Rail Yard Tractors May Not Be Subject to the Powered Industrial Truck Standard
4 2011 - 06/14/2011 - Enforcement of wheel chocking requirements in State Plan States.
5 2011 - 03/07/2011 - Clarification of OSHA's authority to enforce wheel chocking of commercial motor vehicles and related safety hazards at loading facilities.
6 2008 - 04/14/2008 - Use of jack stands in the stabilization of semi-trailers.
7 2006 - 07/13/2006 - Applicability of 29 CFR 1910.178 to pick-up trucks such as Ford Ranger, Chevrolet S-10 and Dodge 1500.
8 2006 - 02/21/2006 - Policy on powered industrial truck operators using prescribed drugs.
9 2005 - 11/08/2005 - Chocking requirements for trailers docked to buildings with downward approaches.
10 2005 - 09/14/2005 - Chocking of trailers at United States Postal Service facilities.
11 2005 - 08/01/2005 - PIT operator's triennial performance evaluation requires demonstration of both knowledge and skills for safe operation of vehicle.
12 2005 - 03/03/2005 - Inspection requirements for powered industrial trucks not used for significant time periods.
13 2004 - 11/23/2004 - Conditions under which use of powered industrial truck not designated EX can be used in atmospheres containing carbon black.
14 2004 - 11/05/2004 - Powered Industrial Truck 1910.178(l) training requirements applicable to construction; training for skid-steer loader operators.
15 2004 - 09/13/2004 - Powered industrial trucks must not be placed into service, or must be removed from service, when any condition exists that adversely affects the safety of the vehicle.
16 2004 - 07/28/2004 - Powered Industrial Trucks: examination prior to being placed in service; evaluations conducted orally versus written; multi-level evaluations; seatbelt use.
17 2004 - 06/28/2004 - Fall protection requirements for elevated platforms of powered industrial trucks; body belts versus harnesses.
18 2004 - 06/17/2004 - Clarification of the Powered Industrial Truck (1910.178) standard's use of the terms "in need of repair," "defective," and "unsafe."
19 2004 - 04/14/2004 - No person is allowed to stand or pass under the elevated portion of any powered industrial truck.
20 2004 - 03/30/2004 - Written approval requirements for powered industrial truck modifications and additions that affect capacity or safe operation.
21 2003 - 07/23/2003 - Powered Industrial Truck (forklift) operator trainer qualifications.
22 2003 - 03/18/2003 - Batteries in powered industrial trucks must be secured horizontally and/or vertically.
23 2002 - 12/12/2002 - Use of body harness verses body belt for fall protection when working from elevated powered industrial truck platforms.
24 2002 - 03/08/2002 - Clarification of PIT requirements covering: fall protection and safety platforms, seatbelts, LP-gas storage, smoking, and eye wash stations.
25 1999 - 09/23/1999 - 1910.178 does not apply to agricultural operations.
26 1998 - 05/22/1998 - Seatbelts for forklifts; fall protection for scissor lifts.
27 1996 - 10/09/1996 - Enforcement of the Use of Seat Belts on Powered Industrial Trucks in General Industry.
28 1996 - 05/03/1996 - The work practices of truck drivers at loading docks.
29 1996 - 03/07/1996 - Use of seat belts on powered industrial trucks.
30 1996 - 02/09/1996 - Requesting a clarification of 29 CFR 1910.178 (k)(1).
31 1995 - 06/16/1995 - What type of powered industrial truck can be used in an aluminum powder production building where dust levels may be in an explosive concentration.
32 1995 - 05/24/1995 - Clarification of the use of powered industrial trucks in Class I, Division 2, Group C locations.
33 1995 - 04/28/1995 - The use of the load engaging means in an elevated position for use as a work table for the prevention and control of ergonomic hazards.
34 1995 - 04/03/1995 - Classification of sweepers and scrubbers.
35 1993 - 11/15/1993 - Using a forklift truck to lift personnel on a secured safety platform with a guardrail.
36 1993 - 06/08/1993 - Sweeper/scrubber equipment is not considered a powered industrial truck.
37 1993 - 06/03/1993 - Use of a powered industrial truck to dump hexamine into a hopper of a bucket elevator.
38 1991 - 12/16/1991 - Changing tines/capacity of powered industrial trucks.
39 1991 - 07/25/1991 - The term "wheel chocks" and whether the employment of one chock would satisfy the requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
40 1991 - 06/14/1991 - Requirements for backrest extensions and overhead guards for powered industrial trucks.
41 1991 - 03/19/1991 - Interpretation of the meaning of "Fixed Jacks" on trailers
42 1988 - 06/29/1988 - Safe distance as it applies to fire protection for battery charging areas.
43 1981 - 09/03/1981 - Letter concerning OSHA Instruction STD 1-11.7.
44 1976 - 10/20/1976 - Disabled (vision impaired) forklift operators.
45 1975 - 06/24/1975 - Safety Standard for Powered Industrial Trucks.
# Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR)
1 1910.178 - Powered industrial trucks.

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