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WAC 296-806-45518

Make sure pull-back devices used to safeguard the point of operation meet these requirements.

(1) You must make sure presses requiring more than one operator have a separate pull-back device for each operator.
(2) You must make sure each pull-back device has attachments:
(a) For each of the operator's hands.
(b) That are connected to and operated only by the press slide or its attached die.
(c) That are adjusted to either:
(i) Prevent the operator from reaching into the point of operation; or
(ii) Withdraw the operator's hands from the point of operation before the dies close.
(3) You must check each pull-back device that is being used for proper adjustment at these times:
(a) At the start of each operator shift.
(b) After a new die set-up.
(c) When operators are changed.
(4) You must complete necessary maintenance or repair work before operating the press.
Reference:
For recordkeeping requirements for maintenance or repair work, see Inspect and maintain presses, WAC 296-806-45540.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-806-45518, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 04-14-028, § 296-806-45518, filed 6/29/04, effective 1/1/05.]
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