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

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§6292. Guylines.

(a) All trees rigged for logging operations shall be sufficiently guyed to be rigid and stable. Minimum requirements for guylines shall be as follows:


        Use of        Number of            Number of 
       Tree Top       Guylines          Buckle Guylines 
Loading and yarding.......6....................4 
Loading and swinging......6....................4 
Loading only (head tree)..5...................-- 
Loading only (standing 
  tail tree)..............3...................-- 
Loading only (raised 
  tail tree)..............4...................-- 
Yarding only (head tree)..6...................-- 
Yarding with skyline 
  (head tree).............6....................4 
  (raised tail tree)......4...................-- 

(b) Guylines shall be of plow steel or better material and in good condition.

(c) Guylines shall be equal to or greater in strength than the largest opposing yarding line and properly spaced to effectively oppose the forces.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.

HISTORY

1. Amendment of subsection (c) filed 2-6-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 6).

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