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WAC 296-806-45512

Make sure barrier guards meet these requirements.

(1) You must make sure a fixed barrier guard is attached to a fixed surface such as the stripper, die shoe, press frame, or bolster plate.
(2) You must make sure the interlocked barrier guard:
(a) Is attached to a fixed surface such as the press frame or bolster plate.
(b) Prevents cycling (stroking) of the press when the interlocked section of the guard is not in the protecting position.
(c) Cannot open until hazardous motion of the slide has stopped.
(3) You must not use the hinged or movable sections of an interlocked barrier guard for manual feeding.
(4) You must make sure an adjustable barrier guard is:
(a) Attached to a fixed surface such as the press frame, bolster plate, or die shoe.
(b) Adjusted only by authorized persons who can apply Table 200-1, Largest Allowable Guard Openings, WAC 296-806-20042.
Reference:
See, Provide additional safeguards when the operator puts one or both hands into the point of operation, WAC 296-806-45526, for additional safeguards that are required if the operator puts one or both hands into the point of operation to feed or remove parts, and the point of operation is protected by a Type B gate or movable barrier device.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-806-45512, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 04-14-028, § 296-806-45512, filed 6/29/04, effective 1/1/05.]
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