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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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§4242. Mechanical and Hydraulic Forging and Hot Trimming Presses.

(a) When dies are being changed or maintenance is being performed on the press, the following shall be accomplished:

(1) The power to the press shall be locked out in accordance with Section 3314.

(2) The flywheel shall be at rest.

(3) The ram shall be blocked with a material the strength of which shall meet or exceed the specifications or dimensions shown in Table FM-1.

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

HISTORY

1. New section filed 10-25-74; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 74, No. 43).

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

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