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Subchapter 13. Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders
Article 10. Portable Metal Spars

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§6316. Use.

(a) Portable metal spars and their component parts shall be inspected by a person designated by the employer as qualified by experience and training to perform this specific work; the inspection shall be made each time the spar is lowered and any time its safe condition is in doubt. If damage from overstress is noted or suspected, the part in question shall be inspected by a suitable method and defective parts shall be repaired or replaced before the spar is again used. All lines, including guylines, shall also be inspected, and any wire rope that is worn or damaged beyond the point of safety shall be repaired or replaced.

NOTE: See Section 6297.

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).

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