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WAC 296-806-30020

Safeguard gears.

You must safeguard gears that are seven feet or less above the floor or working surface.
Reference:
In the absence of a specific safeguarding method, follow the safeguarding requirements found in safeguarding methods, WAC 296-806-20042 through 296-806-20058. Examples of safeguarding methods include:
 
1. Guards.
 
2. Devices.
 
3. Safeguarding by distance.
 
4. Safeguarding by location.
EXEMPTION:
You do not need to guard hand-operated gears that are used only to adjust machine parts that stop when the gears are not being turned by hand.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-806-30020, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 04-14-028, § 296-806-30020, filed 6/29/04, effective 1/1/05.]
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