|This information is provided free of charge by the Department of Industrial Relations from its web site at www.dir.ca.gov. These regulations are for the convenience of the user and no representation or warranty is made that the information is current or accurate. See full disclaimer at http://www.dir.ca.gov/od_pub/disclaimer.html.|
| Return to index
(a) All shaft guides shall be Select Douglas Fir or equivalent, and shall be large enough in cross section to absorb the shock of stopping the fall of a shaft conveyance when gripped by the safety dogs or catches.
(b) Shaft guides shall be securely fastened in place with bolts or lag screws. Lag screws shall be screwed and not driven into place.
Go Back to the Mine Safety Orders, Article 36 Table of Contents