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Regulation - Title 29 Section 1926.601, 'Motor Vehicles' states; No employer
shall use any motor vehicle equipment having an obstructed view to the rear
unless  The vehicle has a reverse signal alarm audible above the surrounding
noise level or  The vehicle is backed up only when an observer signals that
it is safe to do so.
requirement specifically applies to vehicles operated within an off
highway job site, not open to the public, except for vehicles specifically
addressed in section 1926.602 (Material Handling Equipment).
So it is clear in practical terms that any vehicle that operates
on a job site must have a back-up alarm fitted, the question is what alarm is
suitable for a given application, the law states "audible above the
surrounding noise" but often this is difficult to assess, especially for
vehicles that operate on various job sites. Fortunately ECCO
offers solutions that not only answers this problem but also minimizes
excess noise from overly loud alarms that are often fitted to ensure
pioneered the Smart Alarm during the 1980's and to this day there is no
more effective product for ensuring OSHA compliance. Available in various
configurations, Smart Alarms constantly measure ambient noise and adjust their
sound level to 5dB(A) above, creating a volume that is safe without being
or contributing to noise pollution.