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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 8. Points of Operation and Other Hazardous Parts of Machinery
Article 54. Scope and General Definitions
§4185. Foot-Operated Devices.
All foot-operated devices (i.e., treadles, pedals, levers, bars, valves, and switches) shall be protected from unintended operation, if such operation creates a hazard.
NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.
1. Renumbering of Section 4185 to Section 4184 and new section filed 11-16-79; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 79, No. 46).
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