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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 4. General Mobile Equipment and Auxiliaries
Article 25. Industrial Trucks, Tractors, Haulage Vehicles, and Earthmoving Equipment
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§3654. Deflector Guards.

(a) Where vehicles are equipped with rollover protective structures and are subjected to the hazard of falling trees, brush, or the breaking of tow lines or winch cables, provision shall be made to protect against such hazards by means of:

(1) Shear or brush deflector guards extending from the leading edge of the ROPS to the front part of the frame of the vehicle or radiator guard or equivalent operator protection.

(2) Breaking line guards consisting of adequately supported 1/4-inch woven wire screens having not less than 1 1/2 inch nor more than 2-inch mesh (or equivalent) shall be located between the lines and the operator.

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


1. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 7-26-78; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 78, No. 30).

2. New NOTE filed 4-30-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 18).

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