This Guide provides information on how to manage the risks associated with split rims.

It provides practical information for persons, including mobile tyre fitters, who carry out work activities where workers and others use or repair vehicles or machinery potentially fitted with split rims.

For the purpose of this Guide, split rims include a divided wheel, a multi-piece rim or a multi-piece wheel. Split rims are used on a wide range of plant including forklifts, earthmoving machinery, trucks, buses, trailers, some older model four-wheel drives and wheelbarrows used across a range of industries including automotive, mining, construction, forestry, agriculture, and transport and storage.

Further definitions can be found in the glossary.

Guide for Split Rims – SafeWork Australia 2015

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