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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 8. Points of Operation and Other Hazardous Parts of Machinery
Article 56. Metal Working Machines

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§4236. Alligator Shears (Class B).

(a) Guards or devices shall be provided to prevent inadvertent entry of any part of the operator's body into the point of operation or hold down.

(b) The horizontal bar or hold down shall be secured to the lower jaw, parallel to the cutting edge, at a height sufficient to permit the passage of the thickest material to be cut, and so placed as to prevent material being cut from flying up.

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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