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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 8. Points of Operation and Other Hazardous Parts of Machinery
Article 66. Textiles

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§4461. Cards.

(a) The cylinder cover on revolving flat type cards, shall be provided with an interlock, be securely bolted in place, or shall be provided with a stripping device so arranged that the operator cannot come in contact with the point of operation.

(b) A licker-in cover shall be provided on all cards and shall be bolted securely in place so that it cannot be readily opened by the operator. Thumb screws or wing nuts shall not be used.

(c) On operations calling for flat strippings which are allowed to fall on the doffer cover, where such strippings are removed by hand, the doffer cover shall be kept closed and securely fastened to prevent the opening of the cover while the machine is in operation. When it becomes necessary to clean the cards while they are in motion, a long-handled brush or dust mop shall be used.

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


1. Amendment filed 9-19-75; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 75, No. 38).

2. Amendment of heading filed 2-24-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 9).

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