6 December 2006
Including change 1, 7 December 2006
10-14.5.4 When working on an inclined road or street, check each outrigger or jack to
make sure a stable setup has been achieved. The truck must be approximately level as
viewed from the rear.
10-14.5.5 A warm-up period for the truck is usually needed at the beginning of each
day's work. This time must vary with different truck makes and models, and with
different temperatures. Follow the manufacturer's recommendations.
10-14.5.6 When lowering the boom to a cradled position, workers must stand clear of
the path of the bucket and boom.
10-14.5.7 When work is completed, secure aerial ladders in the lower traveling
positions by the locking device on top of the truck cab and the manually operated device
at the base of the ladder, before the truck is moved for highway travel.
Operating at the Job Site.
10-14.6.1 One worker must be responsible for all operations required in placing the
bucket in operating position, use of the bucket, and restoring it to the traveling position.
10-188.8.131.52 This worker must check to be sure that the outriggers or stabilizers are in
the down position, the truck hand brake is set, and the wheels of the truck chocked.
10-184.108.40.206 If this worker has any doubt as to the stability of the truck, particularly
because of the terrain, the outriggers or stabilizers must be specially checked for proper
positioning before a load is lifted.
10-14.6.2 When the boom must be maneuvered over a street or highway, necessary
precautions must be taken to avoid mishaps with traffic or pedestrians. Use of a
flagman should be considered.
10-14.6.3 Workers must enter the bucket only with the bucket resting in the position for
which entry was designed.
10-14.6.4 Observe the following precautions:
10-220.127.116.11 The operator must face in the direction in which the bucket is moving so
that all obstructions are noted and avoided when the bucket or boom is raised, lowered,
10-18.104.22.168 The operator must follow the proper sequence prescribed by the
manufacturer in raising the boom section.
10-22.214.171.124 Before reaching any area containing obstructions, the operator must test all
controls of the boom and bucket to ensure that they are in proper working order.