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20 Sep 2007

Where exactly in the Regs, framed under the OHS Act, does it say that forklift drivers should undergo an eye-test?
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01 Jan 0001

Look under the regs pertaining to lifting equipment. There is debate that it specifies an optometrist, yet I believe that a sound test with a 'vision screener' by a trained operator should suffice.
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