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

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§6400. Circular Shake Saws.

(a) An effective splitter shall be installed behind the shake saw.

(b) A canopy guard shall be installed over the top of the shake saw. This may be a 2-inch by 6-inch timber of a length equal to the diameter of the saw, and of a height to clear the moving pats of the carriage.

(c) Grooving or edging saws shall be completely protected against contact, except for that portion against which the stock is fed.

(d) That portion of all such saws which is below and behind the saw table shall be effectively guarded. Hinged or removable doors or gates will be permitted where necessary for machine adjustment and oiling.

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

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