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WAC 296-806-20052

Make sure two-hand devices meet these requirements.

Important:
All devices must meet the general requirements for devices found in, Make sure devices meet these requirements, WAC 296-806-20044.
You must make sure two-hand devices:
(1) Protect each hand device against accidental operation.
(2) Require simultaneous operation of both hand devices to begin the cycle, including the first cycle (automatic mode).
(3) Are provided with an antirepeat feature when used in single cycle mode.
(4) Have a set of devices for each operator if more than one needs to be safeguarded.
(5) Are located far enough from the nearest hazard so the operator cannot reach the hazard before hazardous motion stops.
Reference:
For more information on proper installation of safety devices, see Performance criteria for safeguarding, ANSI B11.19-2003.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-806-20052, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 04-14-028, § 296-806-20052, filed 6/29/04, effective 1/1/05.]
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