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Subpart 1.


This part applies to all motorized, self-propelled vehicles used off the highway including industrial type trucks, crawler equipment, and rubber-tired vehicles. This part shall not apply to vehicles with less than a 20 horsepower motor.

Subp. 2.

General requirements.

Motorized, self-propelled vehicles shall meet the requirements of Code of Federal Regulations, title 29, sections 1926.600, 1926.601, and 1926.602.

Subp. 3.

Transportation of employees.

Vehicles being used to transport employees shall be equipped with a seating arrangement securely anchored, a rear-end gate, a guardrail and steps or a ladder for mounting and dismounting.


Under no circumstances shall any employee be allowed to ride in a standing position or with arms or legs outside of the vehicle body, or seated on the side fenders, cabs, cabshields, rear of vehicle, or on the load unless such a position is dictated by a job assignment.


No explosives, flammable materials, excepting normal fuel supply, or toxic substances shall be transported in the passenger carrying area of vehicles carrying employees.


No vehicle transporting employees shall be moved until the driver has ascertained that all employees are seated and required guardrails and end gates are in place and doors closed.


No employee shall be allowed to get on or off any vehicle while it is in motion.

Subp. 4.

Vehicle inspection.

Code of Federal Regulations, title 29, section 1926.601(b)(14), shall apply to all vehicles covered in Code of Federal Regulations, title 29, section 1926.602.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 182.655


21 SR 1897

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008