TITLE 8:
CHAPTER 4, SUBCHAPTER 7, ARTICLE 1,
GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS
SECTION 3207;
ARTICLE 41, SECTION 3999(c);
CONVEYOR CROSSOVERS)


Amend Section 3207 to add the following definition in alphabetical order:

  3207. Definitions.

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Crossover. A means to allow employees to pass over or cross a horizontal belted or live roller conveyor without the employee’s feet coming into contact with moving or movable elements of the conveyor. Such means shall include, but are not limited to, catwalks as specified in Section 3273 of these Orders, non-continuous, slip resistant (e.g.raised diamond-studded) metal "stepping stones" (e.g."walking pads"), or replacing conveyor rollers with continuous parallel metal strip walking surfaces ("crosswalks").

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

Amend Section 3999(c) to read:

3999. Conveyors.

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  1. Crossovers as defined in Section 3207 of these Orders shall be provided where necessary, which will allow employees to pass over or cross hazardous a conveyors. Unless a 6-foot 6-inch headroom clearance is provided, employees shall not be permitted to pass under conveyors.

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