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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 8. Points of Operation and Other Hazardous Parts of Machinery
Article 70. Chemical Industry Machines

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§4565. Extractors.

(a) Extractors shall not be operated at a speed greater than the manufacturer's rating, which shall be stamped on the basket where easily visible, in letters not less than one-quarter inch in height. The maximum permissible speed shall be given in revolutions per minute.

(b) Each individually driven extractor shall be provided with an effective stop and speed limit governor.

(c) The exterior of the basket including hoops or bands shall be inspected at least every six months to determine condition of the basket. The extractor shall be dismantled and the bearings, bearing blocks, and basket shall be inspected at least once a year and all necessary repairs or replacements made. A record of the inspection including the date and name of person who made inspection shall be kept on file in the plant.

EXCEPTION: Automatic loading and unloading extractors which are equipped with a full enclosure of sufficient strength to retain the basket in the event of rupture.

(d) Each extractor shall be effectively secured to the floor or foundation so as to eliminate unsafe vibration.

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


1. Amendment filed 4-25-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 17).

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