Chapter 296-806 WAC

Last Update: 12/1/15

MACHINE SAFETY

WAC Sections

296-806-099Definitions.
296-806-100Scope.
296-806-200Requirements for all machines.
296-806-20002Secure machines designed to stay in one place.
296-806-20004Protect employees from slipping hazards around machinery.
296-806-20006Arrange work areas to avoid creating hazards.
296-806-20007Machine controls and operations.
296-806-20008Make sure operating controls meet these requirements.
296-806-20010Protect employees from unintentional machine operation.
296-806-20012Make sure emergency stop controls meet these requirements.
296-806-20014Control machine vibration.
296-806-20016Prevent overspeed conditions.
296-806-20018Make sure hand feeding and retrieval tools meet these requirements.
296-806-20020Protect employees who are adjusting or repairing machinery.
296-806-20021Power transmission parts.
296-806-20022Keep power transmission equipment in good working condition.
296-806-20024Inspect power transmission parts.
296-806-20026Protect employees lubricating moving machinery.
296-806-20027Safeguarding requirements.
296-806-20028Safeguard employees from the point of operation.
296-806-20030Safeguard employees from nip or shear point hazards.
296-806-20032Safeguard employees from rotating or revolving parts.
296-806-20034Safeguard employees from reciprocating or other moving parts.
296-806-20036Safeguard employees from flying objects.
296-806-20038Safeguard employees from falling objects.
296-806-20040Safeguard employees from moving surfaces with hazards.
296-806-20041Safeguarding methods.
296-806-20042Make sure guards meet these requirements.
296-806-20043Devices.
296-806-20044Make sure devices meet these requirements.
296-806-20046Make sure light curtains meet these requirements.
296-806-20048Make sure pressure-sensitive mats meet these requirements.
296-806-20050Make sure restraint or pullback devices meet these requirements.
296-806-20052Make sure two-hand devices meet these requirements.
296-806-20054Make sure devices used with barrier guards meet these requirements.
296-806-20055Distance.
296-806-20056Make sure safeguarding by distance meets these requirements.
296-806-20058Make sure guardrails used for safeguarding meet these requirements.
296-806-300Requirements for specific machine hazards.
296-806-30002Fit arbors and mandrels to the machine.
296-806-30004Safeguard belt and rope drives.
296-806-30006Make sure belt or rope drives meet these requirements.
296-806-30008Protect employees while shifting belts on belt and pulley drives.
296-806-30010Make sure belt tighteners meet these requirements.
296-806-30012Safeguard cams, connecting rods, tail rods, and extension piston rods.
296-806-30014Safeguard chain and sprocket drives.
296-806-30016Safeguard fan blades.
296-806-30017Flywheels.
296-806-30018Safeguard flywheels.
296-806-30020Safeguard gears.
296-806-30022Safeguard projections on moving parts.
296-806-30024Safeguard pulleys.
296-806-30026Make sure pulleys meet these requirements.
296-806-30028Safeguard revolving drums, barrels, and containers.
296-806-30030Safeguard shafting.
296-806-30032Make sure shafting meets these requirements.
296-806-30034Safeguard unused keyways.
296-806-30036Make sure revolving collars meet these requirements.
296-806-30038Safeguard counterweights.
296-806-400Additional requirements for some machines and machine operations.
296-806-405Abrasive wheels.
296-806-40502Make sure abrasive wheels and machines are properly designed and constructed.
296-806-40504Make sure machines have safety guards.
296-806-40506Make sure safety guards meet specific requirements.
296-806-40508Provide a tongue guard on bench, pedestal, floorstand, and cylindrical grinders.
296-806-40510Use a work rest for off-hand grinding.
296-806-40511Mounting abrasive wheels.
296-806-40512Make sure abrasive wheels are safe to use.
296-806-40514Mount wheels properly.
296-806-40516Use proper flanges.
296-806-40518Make sure flanges are in good condition.
296-806-40520Use specific flanges for Type 1 cutting-off wheels.
296-806-40522Use specific flanges for Type 27A cutting-off wheels.
296-806-40524Use blotters when required.
296-806-40526Meet specific blotter requirements when using modified Types 6 and 11 wheels (terrazzo).
296-806-410Calenders.
296-806-41002Provide calender safety controls.
296-806-41004Follow these stopping limit requirements for calenders.
296-806-415Compactors.
296-806-41502Safeguard hazardous moving parts of stationary compactors.
296-806-41504Follow these requirements for compactor controls.
296-806-41506Follow these requirements for compactor access doors and covers.
296-806-41508Follow these requirements for compactors that cycle automatically.
296-806-420Conveyors.
296-806-42002Follow these requirements for conveyors.
296-806-42004Provide emergency stops on conveyors.
296-806-42006Label conveyor controls.
296-806-42008Prohibit riding on conveyors.
296-806-42010Provide safe access to conveyors.
296-806-42012Provide backstop or antirunaway devices on incline, decline, or vertical conveyors.
296-806-42014Make only safe alterations to conveyors.
296-806-42016Inspect and replace worn conveyor parts.
296-806-42018Follow these requirements for replacing conveyor parts.
296-806-42020Follow these requirements for spill guards.
296-806-42022Provide pedestrian overpasses for conveyors.
296-806-42024Guard openings to hoppers and chutes.
296-806-42026Install guideposts.
296-806-42027Belt conveyors.
296-806-42028Guard nip points on belt conveyors.
296-806-42030Install emergency stop controllers on overland belt conveyors.
296-806-42032Install belt conveyor overpasses.
296-806-42033Chain converyors.
296-806-42034Safeguard chain conveyors.
296-806-42036Guard return strands on chain conveyors.
296-806-42038Guard chain conveyors that are used as a transfer mechanism.
296-806-42039Elevator conveyors.
296-806-42040Prevent material from falling off of elevator conveyors.
296-806-42041Inclined reciprocating conveyors (shakers).
296-806-42042Provide protection where employees must load shakers.
296-806-42044Provide grating over silo and bunker openings for shuttle conveyors.
296-806-42045Mobile conveyors.
296-806-42046Guard wheels and rails on mobile conveyors.
296-806-42048Prevent hazardous motion on mobile conveyors.
296-806-42050Provide a detector for mobile conveyors.
296-806-42052Provide safe access on mobile conveyors.
296-806-42053Push-bar conveyors.
296-806-42054Guard pusher-bar conveyors.
296-806-42055Roller conveyors.
296-806-42056Prohibit walking on roller-type conveyors.
296-806-42058Use speed controls for roller and wheel conveyors.
296-806-42060Safeguard belt-driven live roller conveyors.
296-806-42061Screw conveyors.
296-806-42062Guard screw conveyors.
296-806-42063Skip hoists.
296-806-42064Provide slack-cable switches on hoists.
296-806-42066Block the skip bucket and counterweight guides.
296-806-42068Protect against wire rope coming off sheaves.
296-806-42069Slat and roller-slat conveyors.
296-806-42070Safeguard slat and roller-slat conveyors.
296-806-42071Towed conveyors.
296-806-42072Provide a safe method for disengaging the tow pin.
296-806-42074Protect employees from moving carts on towed conveyors.
296-806-42076Provide clearances and warnings for carts on towed conveyors.
296-806-42078Mark projections above the floor.
296-806-425Food processing equipment.
296-806-42502Provide locks on chamber doors of large air conditioning units.
296-806-42504Use proper door locks on rack-type bread coolers.
296-806-42506Provide see-through panels on fermentation room doors.
296-806-42508Cover exposed hot pipes.
296-806-42510Provide extension piping on stationary lubrication fittings.
296-806-42512Provide hoods for pan-washing tanks.
296-806-42514Safeguard proof boxes.
296-806-42516Safeguard storage bins.
296-806-42517Material handling.
296-806-42518Follow these design requirements for bag lifts (bag arm elevators) and chutes.
296-806-42520Follow these requirements for chain tackle.
296-806-42522Safeguard conveyors.
296-806-42524Use properly designed covers for screw conveyors (augers).
296-806-42526Safeguard pallet jacks and hand trucks.
296-806-42527Specific food processing equipment.
296-806-42528Safeguard bakery slicers.
296-806-42530Safeguard bakery wrapping machines.
296-806-42532Provide troughs with antifriction-bearing casters.
296-806-42534Follow these requirements for trough hoists and similar equipment.
296-806-42536Follow these requirements for dividers.
296-806-42538Safeguard manually-fed dough and cross-roll brakes.
296-806-42540Provide a guard or tripping device on reversible dough brakes.
296-806-42542Follow these requirements for doughnut machines.
296-806-42544Follow these requirements for dumpbins and blenders.
296-806-42546Follow these requirements for flour-handling machines.
296-806-42548Follow these requirements for traveling or track-type flour scales.
296-806-42550Follow these requirements for food grinders and cutters.
296-806-42552Provide covers with interlocks on ingredient premixers, emulsifiers, and similar machines.
296-806-42554Follow these requirements for open fat kettles.
296-806-42556Follow these requirements for steam kettles.
296-806-42558Follow these requirements for chocolate melting, refining, and mixing kettles.
296-806-42560Safeguard meat-processing equipment (circular meat-cutting saws).
296-806-42562Follow these requirements for horizontal dough mixers.
296-806-42564Follow these requirements for vertical mixers.
296-806-42566Follow these requirements for mechanical-feed moulders.
296-806-42568Follow these requirements for hand-fed moulders.
296-806-42570Design, install, and construct your ovens according to these requirements.
296-806-42572Properly locate emergency "stop" buttons and main shut off valves for ovens.
296-806-42574Inspect and test safety devices on ovens.
296-806-42576Follow these requirements for peanut-cooling trucks.
296-806-42578Follow these requirements for pretzel-rolling, pretzel stick extruding, rotary, and die machines.
296-806-42580Safeguard box and roll-type dough sheeters.
296-806-42582Provide proper enclosures for sifters.
296-806-42584Follow these requirements for sugar and spice pulverizers.
296-806-430Forging machines.
296-806-43002Follow these safety requirements when using lead and lead casts.
296-806-43004Properly inspect and maintain forging equipment.
296-806-43006Use safety blocks on hammers and presses.
296-806-43008Make sure tongs meet these requirements.
296-806-43010Protect employees when removing scale.
296-806-43012Provide adequate foundations for hammers and presses.
296-806-43014Follow these requirements for manually operated valves and switches.
296-806-43015Hammers.
296-806-43016Use die keys and shims made of proper-grade material.
296-806-43018Provide a safety cylinder head.
296-806-43020Provide a shutoff valve.
296-806-43022Provide a means for cylinder draining.
296-806-43024Follow these requirements for pressure pipes.
296-806-43026Follow these requirements when using board hammers.
296-806-43027Other forge facility equipment.
296-806-43028Protect against sparks from saws.
296-806-435Garbage waste disposals.
296-806-43502Safeguard garbage (waste) disposal equipment.
296-806-440Glue spreaders.
296-806-44002Provide guards and automatic shutoffs on glue spreaders.
296-806-445Ironworkers.
296-806-44502Safeguard ironworkers point of operation.
296-806-44504Follow these requirements for adjustable restrictors when safeguarding ironworkers.
296-806-450Lathes.
296-806-45002Provide shields or guards on metal lathes for chip or coolant hazards.
296-806-45004Safeguard work-holding devices (chucks).
296-806-45006Follow these requirements for chip control and handling.
296-806-45008Safeguard power-clamping devices.
296-806-45010Restrain extended workpieces on horizontal lathes.
296-806-45011Woodworking lathes.
296-806-45012Guard cutting heads on profile lathes and swing-head lathes.
296-806-45014Guard cutting heads on turning lathes.
296-806-45016Guard automatic turning lathes.
296-806-45018Guard wood lathes used for turning long pieces of stock.
296-806-455Mechanical power presses.
296-806-45502Make sure mechanical power presses are properly designed and constructed.
296-806-45503Safeguarding.
296-806-45504Safeguard presses that use unitized tooling.
296-806-45506Protect operators from guidepost hazards.
296-806-45508Safeguard the point of operation.
296-806-45510Make sure point-of-operation guards are properly designed and constructed.
296-806-45512Make sure barrier guards meet these requirements.
296-806-45514Make sure point-of-operation devices are effective.
296-806-45516Make sure presence-sensing devices used to safeguard the point of operation meet these requirements.
296-806-45518Make sure pull-back devices used to safeguard the point of operation meet these requirements.
296-806-45520Make sure restraint (holdout) devices used to safeguard the point of operation meet these requirements.
296-806-45522Make sure two-hand control devices used to safeguard the point of operation meet these requirements.
296-806-45524Make sure two-hand trip devices used to safeguard the point of operation meet these requirements.
296-806-45526Provide additional safeguards when the operator puts one or both hands into the point of operation.
296-806-45527Operations.
296-806-45528Establish die setting procedures.
296-806-45530Handle dies safely.
296-806-45532Protect die setters during setup and tryout.
296-806-45534Train press operators.
296-806-45536Operate mechanical power presses safely.
296-806-45538Provide tools and other means to protect press operators.
296-806-45540Inspect and maintain presses.
296-806-45542Make sure presses and operating practices used in the PSDI (presence sensing device initiation) mode of operation meet these requirements.
296-806-460Mills.
296-806-46002Meet height requirements for mill rolls.
296-806-46004Provide mill safety controls.
296-806-46006Follow these stopping limit requirements for mills.
296-806-465Press brakes.
296-806-46502Provide auxiliary safety aids on press brakes.
296-806-46504Safeguard the point of operation on press brakes.
296-806-46505Safe distance safeguarding.
296-806-46506Follow this requirement when using safe distance safeguarding.
296-806-46508Develop a safe distance safeguarding program for press brakes.
296-806-46510Follow these requirements for safe distance training for press brakes.
296-806-46512Require safe distance retraining for press brake operations.
296-806-46514Conduct periodic safe distance inspections on press brakes.
296-806-46516Supervise the safe distance program for press brakes.
296-806-470Roll-forming and bending machines.
296-806-47002Follow these requirements for machine initiation.
296-806-47004Safeguard nip points of roll-forming and bending machines.
296-806-475Sanding machines.
296-806-47502Guard drum sanders.
296-806-47504Guard disk sanders.
296-806-47506Guard belt sanders.
296-806-47508Follow these requirements for feed roll guarding.
296-806-480Saws and cutting heads.
296-806-48001General requirements for all saws and cutting heads.
296-806-48002Protect employees using saws and cutting heads.
296-806-48004Make sure saws and cutting heads are sharpened and tensioned by qualified people.
296-806-48005General requirements for all saws.
296-806-48006Make sure saws are safe to use.
296-806-48007Requirements for all circular saws.
296-806-48008Make sure all circular saws meet these requirements.
296-806-48010Make sure circular saw gages meet these requirements.
296-806-48012Safeguard hand-fed circular table saws.
296-806-48014Provide kickback protection for employees using hand-fed circular table ripsaws when ripping wood products.
296-806-48016Safeguard self-feed circular saws.
296-806-48018Provide kickback protection for self-feed circular ripsaws when ripping wood products.
296-806-48020Guard circular resaws.
296-806-48022Provide spreaders for circular resaws.
296-806-48023Requirements for specific circular saws.
296-806-48024Protect employees from automatic saw hazards.
296-806-48026Guard inverted swing (jump) saws.
296-806-48028Guard miter saws.
296-806-48030Guard radial saws.
296-806-48032Limit the travel of radial saws.
296-806-48034Provide kickback protection for radial saws used for ripping wood products.
296-806-48036Guard revolving double arbor saws.
296-806-48038Guard swing saws.
296-806-48040Limit the travel of swing saws.
296-806-48041Requirements for band saws and drag saws.
296-806-48042Make sure band saws meet these requirements.
296-806-48044Protect employees from drag saw hazards.
296-806-48045General requirements for all cutting heads.
296-806-48046Maintain and balance knives and cutting heads.
296-806-48047Boring and mortising machines.
296-806-48048Make sure boring and mortising machines meet these requirements.
296-806-48049Chipper and hog mills.
296-806-48050Follow these requirements for chipper mills.
296-806-48052Follow these requirements for hog mills.
296-806-48054Protect employees from falling into chipper and hog mills.
296-806-48055Jointers.
296-806-48056Make sure jointers with horizontal cutting heads meet these requirements.
296-806-48058Guard horizontal cutting heads on hand-fed jointers.
296-806-48060Guard vertical cutting heads on jointers.
296-806-48061Molding, sticking and matching machines.
296-806-48062Make sure molding, sticking and matching machines meet these requirements.
296-806-48063Panel raisers and other similar machines.
296-806-48064Guard hand-fed panel raisers and other similar machines.
296-806-48065Planers.
296-806-48066Make sure planers with a horizontal cutting head meet these requirements.
296-806-48068Guard planers.
296-806-48070Guard planer feed rolls.
296-806-48072Provide kickback protection on planers running stock of varied thicknesses.
296-806-48073Shapers.
296-806-48074Make sure shapers meet these requirements.
296-806-48075Tenoning machines.
296-806-48076Guard tenoning machine feed chains and sprockets.
296-806-48078Guard tenoning machines.
296-806-48079Veneer machines.
296-806-48080Guard veneer cutters and wringer knives.
296-806-48082Guard veneer clippers.
296-806-48084Follow these requirements for guarding guillotine cutters.
296-806-48086Provide mechanisms to stop power-driven guillotine cutters.
296-806-48088Prohibit riders on veneer slicer carriages.
296-806-485Sewing machines.
296-806-48502Guard sewing machine needles.
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