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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 3. General Plant Equipment and Special Operations
Article 17. Engines and Compressors

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§3511. Governor.

Each engine which is not manually throttled shall be equipped with an effective governor which will automatically control the speed of the engine under varied loads, except where the load acts as an effective governor or the engine is incapable of developing excessive speed. All belt, rope or chain driven governors shall be equipped with a safety device which will stop the engine in case the belt, rope or chain should break.

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


1. Amendment filed 12-16-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 51).

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