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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 8. Points of Operation and Other Hazardous Parts of Machinery
Article 68. Leather and Composition Goods Machines

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§4512. Heel Compressing Machine.

(a) Heel compressing machines shall be equipped with a control device that requires a simultaneous action of both hands, or they shall be provided with a mechanical feeding device.

(b) The plunger shall be guarded either by a complete enclosure or by a barrier guard in front of the plunger.

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


1. Amendment of section heading and new NOTE filed 11-20-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 47).

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