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Subchapter 13. Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders
Article 17. Lath, Shingle, and Shake Mills

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§6398. Knee Bolter Saw.

Knee bolter saws shall be provided with guards of 2-inch wooden or equivalent material secured to the carriage. Guards shall entirely cover the saw disc when the carriage is in the loading position. The saw shall be located so that there is no hazard of flying materials, or a barricade of no less than 2-inch planking shall be placed at the rear of the saws.

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

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