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WAC 296-806-42070

Safeguard slat and roller-slat conveyors.

(1) You must provide either of these safeguards at the tail end of a slat conveyor if the slats are above the centerline of the chain:
(a) A guard over the hazardous tail end; or
(b) Warning signs if guards are impractical because of material flowing over the tail sprocket.
(2) You must provide either of these safeguards when there is a gap between the slats wide enough to permit access to cross members below the slats:
(a) A continuous pan under the slats; or
(b) Keep all cross members a safe distance from the slats.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-806-42070, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 04-14-028, § 296-806-42070, filed 6/29/04, effective 1/1/05.]
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