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WAC 296-806-41504

Follow these requirements for compactor controls.

You must follow these requirements for compactor controls:
(1) Each control must have its function clearly labeled.
(2) Controls must be designed and located to prevent them from unintentionally activating.
(3) Electric stop buttons, including emergency stop buttons, must be red in color, distinguishable from all other controls by size, and not recessed.
(4) Emergency stop controls must be either:
(a) Readily accessible to the operator; or
(b) Located within three feet (91.4 cm) of the point of operation or feed area or if chute fed, within three feet (91.4 cm) of the access door.
(5) An electrical disconnect must be located within sight, no more than fifty feet (1,524 cm), from the operating control panel.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-806-41504, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 04-14-028, § 296-806-41504, filed 6/29/04, effective 1/1/05.]
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