TITLE 8
GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
CHAPTER 4, SUBCHAPTER 7, ARTICLE 21,
SECTIONS 3575(a) AND 3581
ABRASIVE WHEELS


Amend Section 3575(a) to read:

§ 3575. Scope and Definitions.

(a)(1) Scope. This Article establishes safety requirements for the use, care, and protection of abrasive wheels, safety guards, flanges, chucks, proper storage, handling and mounting. This Article does not apply to natural sandstone, pulpstone, coated abrasive products and surface conditioning wheels used for polishing, buffing, cleaning, finishing, blending or light deburring, where the base material is not removed.

(2) Abrasive wheels manufactured on or before July 1, 1998 shall meet the requirements of either ANSI B7.1-1978 or ANSI B7.1-1988, Safety Requirements for the Use, Care and Protection of Abrasive Wheels. Abrasive wheels manufactured after July 1, 1998 shall be labeled as meeting the requirements of ANSI B7.1-1988, Safety Requirements for the Use, Care and Protection of Abrasive Wheels.

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Note: Authority Cited: 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.

Repeal Section 3581 as follows:

§ 3581. Speed.

(a) The manufacturer’s recommended maximum speed for abrasive wheels shall not be exceeded.

Note: Authority Cited: 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.