448. Maintenance and inspection of work equipment; maintenance operations.

448.     Maintenance and inspection of work equipment; maintenance operations.

Every employer1 must ensure that:

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    (1)     work equipment2 is maintained in an efficient state, in efficient working order and in good repair3;

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    (2)     where any machinery has a maintenance log, the log is kept up to date4;

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    (3)     where the safety of work equipment depends on the installation conditions, it is inspected5:

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      (a)     after installation and before being put into service for the first time; or

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      (b)     after assembly at a new site or in a new location,

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    to ensure that it has been installed correctly and is