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WAC 296-806-20020

Protect employees who are adjusting or repairing machinery.

EXEMPTION:
This rule does not apply if the machine has to be in motion to properly adjust it.
You must make sure power-driven machinery is completely stopped before either:
(1) Making adjustments or repairs; or
(2) Removing material or refuse from the machine.
Reference:
For requirements about maintaining and servicing machinery where the unexpected start-up, energization, or release of stored energy could injure an employee are in Lockout/tagout (control of hazardous energy), chapter 296-803 WAC.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-806-20020, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 04-14-028, § 296-806-20020, filed 6/29/04, effective 1/1/05.]
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