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

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§6293. Securing Guylines.

(a) Guylines shall be fastened to spar trees by means of shackles, or hooks and slides, or other devices of similar construction, equal in strength to the guylines. Pins shall be inserted with the head up and securely fastened, preferably with molles or cotter keys. Only sleeve shackles shall be used on guylines on which a jack is hung.

(b) The U part of the shackle shall be around the guyline and its pin passed through the eye in the line. Guylines shall be alternately passed around the tree in opposite directions. Guylines shall be hung in a manner to prevent fouling when they are tightened.

(c) The use of loops, molles, or threaded eyes for attaching guylines is prohibited.

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

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