461. Rolling over of mobile work equipment; overturning of forklift trucks.

Every employer1 must ensure that where there is a risk to an employee2 riding on mobile work equipment3 from its rolling over, it is minimised by:

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    (1)     stabilising the work equipment4;

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    (2)     a structure which ensures that the work equipment does no more than fall on its side5;

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    (3)     a structure giving sufficient clearance to anyone being carried if it overturns further than that6; or

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    (4)     a device giving comparable protection7.

Where there is a risk of anyone being carried by mobile work equipment being crushed by its rolling over, the employer must ensure that it has a suitable restraining