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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 8. Points of Operation and Other Hazardous Parts of Machinery
Article 61. Compaction Equipment

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§4352. Construction, Reconstruction, and Modification.

(a) Refuse Compaction Equipment.
(1) Stationary and mobile refuse compaction equipment placed in service on or after July 1, 2015 shall be equipped with a manufacturer-installed permanent plate or marking which states words to the effect that the compactor is designed and constructed in accordance with the applicable provisions of ANSI Z245.21-2013, “American National Standard for Equipment Technology and Operations for Wastes and Recyclable Materials: - Stationary Compactors - Safety Requirements for Manufacturing and Reconstruction” and ANSI Z245.1-2012, American National Standard for Equipment Technology and Operations for Wastes and Recyclable Materials - Mobile Wastes and Recyclable Materials Collection, Transportation, and Compaction Equipment - Safety Requirements” respectively, and, in addition, shall comply with the requirements of these Orders.
(2) Stationary and mobile compaction equipment placed in service before July 1, 2015 shall be equipped with a permanent plate or marking which states the compactor is designed and constructed in accordance with the applicable ANSI Z245 standard in effect at the time the compaction equipment was manufactured.
(3) Equipment shall have a permanent identification of the name of the manufacturer and the date the equipment was manufactured.
(4) Any reconstruction or modification of compaction equipment shall be in accordance with the applicable ANSI Z245 safety standard indicated in subsections (a) and (b).
(b) Other Compaction Equipment.
(1) Balers placed in service on or after July 1, 2015 shall be equipped with a manufacturer-installed permanent plate or marking, which indicates the baler meets the requirements of ANSI Z245.51-2013, “American National Standard for Equipment Technology and Operations for Wastes and Recyclable Materials - Baling Equipment - Safety Requirements.”
(2) Balers placed in service before July 1, 2015 shall be equipped with a permanent plate or marking which indicates the baler meets the requirements of the ANSI Z245.5 standard in effect at the time the compaction equipment was manufactured.
(3) Other compaction equipment shall be designed and constructed in an approved manner.
Note: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.
HISTORY
1. Amendment of section and new Note filed 12-4-95; operative 1-3-96 (Register 95, No. 49).
2. Repealer and new subsection (a)(1), amendment of subsections (a)(2) and (b) and new subsections (b)(1)-(3) filed 4-30-2015; operative 7-1-2015 (Register 2015, No. 18).

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