Machine Safety

Chapter 296-806, WAC

Effective Date: 01/01/05

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WAC 296-806-440

Glue Spreaders

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  • 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:


This section applies to safeguarding and emergency controls used to protect employees from the hazards associated with cleaning and operating glue spreaders.

Your Responsibility

To protect employees from hazards associated with glue spreaders

You must

Provide guards and automatic shut-offs on glue spreaders


WAC 296-806-44002  

Provide guards and automatic shut-offs on glue spreaders

You must

  • Enclose the in-running side of glue spreaders, leaving enough space to insert stock.
  • Provide an emergency stop control, such as a panic bar or similar device, that can be reached from the infeed and outfeed sides of the spreader to shut off the power in an emergency.



  • You may need 2 controls to reach the emergency stop control from both the infeed and outfeed sides


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