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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 8. Points of Operation and Other Hazardous Parts of Machinery
Article 57. Die Casting Machines

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§4264. Plunger Control.

(a) Every plunger on hot chamber machines shall be equipped with a control interlocked with the die which will prevent the operation of the plunger prior to the closing of the die.

(b) Every plunger on cold chamber machines shall be equipped with a control interlocked with the die which will prevent the operation of the plunger unless the die is completely open or completely closed.

(c) For the removal of a stuck plug a cold chamber machine shall be equipped with two-hand controls, which operate the plunger only, and require concurrent use of both hands.

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).

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