Safety Standards for Logging Operations WAC 296-54


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Title Safety Standards for Logging Operations WAC 296-54
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This chapter establishes safety practices for all types of logging, log road construction and other forest activities using logging machinery and/or power saws regardless of the end use of the wood. This includes; logging, cutting and transporting timber, cutting timber, log harvesting logging, pulpwood logging camps, rails, rough wood, manufacturing, stump removing in the field, timber piling, timber pole cutting, tree chipping in the field, wood chipping in the field. In addition, logging and personal protective equipment, hand and portable powered tools, falling and bucking, tree pulling, mechanized falling, climbing equipment, rigging, spars, wire rope and various types of cable logging systems, guylines, tail/lift trees and anchors, yarding, skidding, landing, transportation of logs and stationary trailer loaders, log unloading, booms, and rafting grounds, transportation crews, signals and signal systems.

Document number F414-016-000
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Valid dates 05/2014
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