Machine Safety

Chapter 296-806, WAC

Effective Date: 01/01/05

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WAC 296-806-445

Ironworkers

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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 the hazards associated with hydraulic and mechanical ironworkers.

Your Responsibility

To protect employees from hazards associated with ironworkers

You must

Safeguard ironworkers point of operation

Follow these requirements for adjustable restrictors when safeguarding ironworkers

 

WAC 296-806-44502  

Safeguard ironworkers point of operation

You must

  • Safeguard the different operating stations on ironworkers according to Requirements for All Machines, Safeguarding Methods,
    WAC 296-806-20042 through 296-806-20058.

Note

Exemption:

  • If the point of operation opening is ¼ inch or less, safeguarding isn't required

WAC 296-806-44504

Follow these requirements for adjustable restrictors when safeguarding ironworkers

You must
  • Use adjustable restrictors for safeguarding only when guards, devices, or awareness barriers aren't feasible.

 

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