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WAC 296-806-48050

Follow these requirements for chipper mills.

EXEMPTION:
This section does not apply to mobile chippers.
Reference:
Safety requirements for mobile chippers can be found in, Pruning, Repairing, Maintaining and Removing Trees and Cutting Brush, section 9.6, ANSI Z133.1-2000.
(1) You must arrange the feed system so the operator does not stand in direct line with the chipper blades or spout (hopper).
(2) You must protect the operator from chips or chunks being thrown out while feeding the machine.
(3) You must enclose the chipper spout to a height or distance of at least forty inches from the floor or the operator's station, whichever is higher.
(4) You must provide a mirror or other device to allow monitoring of material when the operator cannot readily observe the material being fed into the chipper.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-806-48050, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 04-14-028, § 296-806-48050, filed 6/29/04, effective 1/1/05.]
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