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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 January 3, 1996 shall be equipped with a permanent plate or marking which states the compactor is designed and constructed in accordance with the applicable provisions of ANSI Z245.2-1992, "American National Standard for Refuse Collection, Processing, and Disposal Equipment-Stationary Compactors-Safety Requirements" and ANSI Z245.1-1992 "American National Standard for Refuse Collection, Processing, and Disposal Equipment-Mobile Refuse Collection 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 January 3, 1996 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. Balers placed in service on or after January 3, 1996 shall be equipped with a permanent plate or marking which indicates the baler meets the requirements of ANSI Z245.5-1990, "American National Standard for Refuse Collection, Processing, and Disposal-Baling Equipment-Safety Requirements." Other compaction equipment shall be designed and constructed in accordance with good engineering practice.

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).

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