Environmental & Occupational Health Support Services. 1. PURPOSE. To provide rules and performance expectations for operators of golf carts and other off-road vehicles on McMaster campus.
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Outside Circle Check
• Park Brake: The park brake should lock the wheels when latched and should release when the accelerator or brake pedal is pushed.• Steering: The vehicle should be easy to steer and should not have free play in the steering wheel.• Accelerator pedal: As the accelerator pedal is pushed, the vehicle should come smoothly up to full speed. When the pedal is released, it should return to the original position and the engine or motor should stop gradually.If after the visual check there is something unusual or found not to be in working order, do not operate the golf cart and report the results of the visual check to the supervisor immediately.
perform a pre-use check of the vehicle at the beginning of each operating shift;
immediately report any defects or faults with the vehicle or any of its essential systems to the supervisor on the “Visual Pre-Use Check” form;
report all incidents involving personal injury or property damage (regardless of severity) to their immediate supervisor and;
not operate an unsafe vehicle.
wear seat belt when operating a vehicle.
shall make sure that all passengers are required to wear a seat belt.3. ROLE OF THE AUTHORIZED VEHICLE OPERATOR
Supervisors will take disciplinary action appropriate for the type and frequency of any unsafe act associated with the operation of golf carts or other off-road vehicles on campus.
getting them caught between the vehicle and the ground or other objects.
DRIVERS MUST COMPLY WITH ALL SPEED LIMIT SIGNS!
Riding in cargo bed can cause severe injury or death. Do not ride in cargo bed.
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