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WAC 296-806-48032

Limit the travel of radial saws.

(1) You must provide an adjustable stop that prevents:
(a) Forward travel of the blade beyond the position necessary to complete the cut; and
(b) Any part of the saw blade from extending beyond the front edge of the work support table.
(2) You must install the saw so that the front end is slightly higher than the rear in order to cause the cutting head to return to the starting position when released by the operator.
(3) You must make sure the cutting head or carriage does all of the following:
(a) Returns gently to the rest or starting position when released by the operator.
(b) Does not bounce or recoil when reaching the rest or starting position.
(c) Remains in the rest or starting position.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-806-48032, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 04-14-028, § 296-806-48032, filed 6/29/04, effective 1/1/05.]
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