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WAC 296-806-30024

Safeguard pulleys.

You must safeguard pulleys that have any part of the pulley 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 safeguard pulleys that are in a room, vault, or similar space that contain only power transmission parts or equipment if the space:
 
1. Is controlled by lock and key or has similarly restricted access that allows only authorized persons to enter.
 
2. Is well lit.
 
3. Has a dry, level, and firm floor.
 
4. Has a well-marked route with a vertical clearance of at least five feet six inches for authorized employees to follow to perform their duties.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-806-30024, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 04-14-028, § 296-806-30024, filed 6/29/04, effective 1/1/05.]
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