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Subchapter 13. Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders
Article 7. Rigging

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§6290. General.

(a) Rigging and all parts thereof shall be of design and application to safely withstand all expected or potential loading to which it will be subjected.
(b) Chokers shall be at least 1/8-inch smaller than the line to which they are attached.
(c) Rigging shall be arranged and operated so that it or its loads will not be damaged by fouling, rubbing, or sawing against lines, straps, blocks, or other equipment.
(d) Running lines shall be arranged so that workers are not required to work in the bight.
(e) Employees shall be out of the bight of lines before the lines are moved.
(f) When a road is changed, all employees shall be in the clear before the lines are tightened.
(g) Reefing or similar practices to increase line pull is prohibited.
Note: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.
1. Amendment filed 2-6-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 6).
2. Amendment of subsection (c) filed 10-24-01; operative 11-23-01 (Register 2001, No. 43).

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