Portable Power Tools (Chapter 296-807, WAC)

Last Updated: 1/24/07

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WAC Description

296-807-100

Scope.

296-807-110

Switches (controls).

296-807-11005

Make sure switches are safe.

296-807-120

Portable circular saws.

296-807-12005

Make sure portable circular saws are safe to use.

296-807-130

Portable belt sanding machines.

296-807-13005

Guard portable belt sanding machines.

296-807-140

Compressed air tools.

296-807-14005

Follow the manufacturer's instructions.

296-807-14010

Prevent air tools from ejecting attachments.

296-807-14015

Protect employees from contact with compressed air.

296-807-14020

Make sure safeguards are used when cleaning with compressed air.

296-807-14025

Make sure airhose and plastic pipe supplying compressed air to portable air tools are safe.

296-807-14030

Make sure air tools are adequately designed and constructed.

296-807-14035

Use air tools safely.

296-807-14040

Make sure fastener driving air tools (nailers and staplers) are safe.

296-807-150

Powder actuated fastening systems.

296-807-15005

Make sure tool operators are qualified.

296-807-15010

Make sure employees are aware tools are in use and wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).

296-807-15015

Make sure tools are adequately designed and constructed.

296-807-15020

Make sure tools and containers are properly labeled.

296-807-15025

Make sure powder loads and power levels are properly identified.

296-807-15030

Use proper powder loads.

296-807-15035

Make sure the tool is appropriate to the job.

296-807-15040

Make sure the operator uses the tool safely.

296-807-15045

Use fasteners safely.

296-807-15050

Inspect and maintain tools properly.

296-807-15055

Make sure tools are stored properly.

296-807-160

Power lawnmowers.

296-807-16005

Make sure equipment meets minimum design and construction requirements.

296-807-16010

Make sure the equipment has the appropriate labels and decals.

296-807-16015

Make sure the operator understands and follows instructions before starting the mower.

296-807-16020

Use the equipment safely.

296-807-16025

Protect employees from fuel and exhaust.

296-807-16030

Use walk-behind mowers safely.

296-807-16035

Use ride-on mowers safely.

296-807-170

Jacks.

296-807-17005

Make sure jacks are labeled with their rated load(s).

296-807-17010

Make sure the jack is safe to lift the load.

296-807-17015

Lift the load safely.

296-807-17020

Visually inspect jacks and keep them in good working order.

296-807-180

Portable tools using abrasive wheels.

296-807-18005

Make sure abrasive wheels and tools are properly designed and constructed.

296-807-18010

Make sure machines have safety guards.

296-807-18015

Keep safety guards in good functional condition.

296-807-18020

Use specific safety guards for machines using Type 1 grinding wheels, cutting-off wheels, and tuck pointing wheels.

296-807-18025

Use specific safety guards for vertical and angle grinders using Type 6 or Type 11 wheels.

296-807-18030

Use specific safety guards for vertical and angle grinders using Type 27, 28 and 29 wheels.

296-807-18035

Use side handles on vertical and angle grinders.

296-807-18040

Make sure abrasive wheels are safe to use.

296-807-18045

Mount wheels properly.

296-807-18050

Use proper flanges.

296-807-18055

Make sure flanges are in good condition.

296-807-18060

Use specific flanges for Type 1 cutting-off wheels.

296-807-18065

Use specific flanges for Type 27A cutting-off wheels.

296-807-18070

Use specific flanges for threaded hole wheels.

296-807-18075

Use specific flanges for cup, cone or plug wheels with threaded inserts or projecting studs.

296-807-18080

Use blotters when required.

296-807-18085

Meet specific blotter requirements when using modified Types 6 and 11 wheels (terrazzo).

296-807-190

Definitions.

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