Guard belt and roller nip points by one
of the following methods:
Space load-carrying rollers to prevent access to the belt and roller nip points.
Insert rods or plates between the rollers to prevent access to the belt and roller nip points.
Use rollers that pop out when something contacts the nip point.
Distance safeguarding found in:
▪ Make sure safeguarding by distance meets these requirements, WAC 296-806-20056
|Reference: ||For nip points and sheer hazards on power-driven (live) roller conveyors see, Guard nip points on belt conveyors, WAC 296-806-42028. |
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. 04-14-028, § 296-806-42060, filed 6/29/04, effective 1/1/05.]