This information is provided free of charge by the Department of Industrial Relations from its web site at www.dir.ca.gov. These regulations are for the convenience of the user and no representation or warranty is made that the information is current or accurate. See full disclaimer at http://www.dir.ca.gov/od_pub/disclaimer.html.


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

Return to index
New query

§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.

HISTORY

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

Go BackGo Back to Article 56 Table of Contents