|Topic: Industrials lift trucks – ROPS, FOPS & seatbelts||Issued by: V.P., WorkSafe Services|
|Statute: General Regulation 91-191||Date Issued: September 8, 1997|
|Section: 216(4)||Date Revised:|
216(4) Where a hazard exists from rolling over, an employer shall ensure that an industrial lift truck is equipped with a rollover protective structure that meets the minimum safety requirements of CSA standard B352.0-95, "Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) for Agricultural, Construction, Earthmoving, Forestry, Industrial, and Mining Machines - Part 1: General Requirements" or safety requirements that are certified by an engineer to provide equivalent or better protection.
Do you need seat belts with Falling Object Protective Structures (FOPS)?
Maybe. See attached table.
|Industrial Lift Truck||Yes||No||No|
|(No chance of upset)|
|Industrial Lift Truck||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|(Danger of upset)||one cab covering may serve both purposes|
|Powered Mobile Equipment||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|(Danger from falling objects)||one cab covering may serve both purposes|
|Powered Mobile Equipment||No||Yes||Yes|
|(No danger from falling objects)|