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WAC 296-806-475

Sanding machines.

Summary
(1) In addition to the requirements in this section, you need to refer to the following sections of this chapter in order to fully protect your employees from machine hazards:
Requirements for all machines, WAC 296-806-200 and 296-806-300.
(2) This section applies to sanding machines that remove material from stock with an abrasive sanding surface such as a belt, disk, or drum.
EXEMPTION:
This section does not apply to hand-held sanders. See, Portable power tools, chapter 296-807 WAC, for requirements that apply to hand-held tools.
Reference:
If you have multiple specific machines and operations in your workplace, you need to follow all requirements in WAC 296-806-400 that apply.
 
For example, if you use sanding machines and saws and cutting heads, you need to refer to both of these sections.
 
In addition to the requirements in this section, you need to refer to the following sections of this chapter in order to fully protect your employees from machine hazards:
 
1. WAC 296-806-200, Requirements for all machines.
 
2. WAC 296-806-300, Requirements for machine parts.
 
See chapter 296-807 WAC, Portable power tools, for requirements that apply to hand-held sanders.
Your responsibility:
To protect employees from hazards associated with drum, disk, and belt sanders.
You must meet the requirements…
in this section:
Guard drum sanders
Guard disk sanders
Guard belt sanders
Follow these requirements for feed roll guarding
WAC 296-806-47508
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-806-475, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 04-14-028, § 296-806-475, filed 6/29/04, effective 1/1/05.]
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