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Truck & Railroad Cars - 1910.178(k)

  • The brakes of highway trucks shall be set and wheel chocks placed under the rear wheels to prevent the trucks from rolling while they are boarded with powered industrial trucks.
  • Wheel stops or other recognized positive protection shall be provided to prevent railroad cars from oving during loading or unloading operations.
  • Fixed jacks may be necessary to support a semitrailer and prevent upending during the loading or unloading when the trailer is not coupled to a tractor.
  • Positive protection shall be provided to prevent railroad cars from being moved while dockboards or bridge plates are in position. 

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