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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 3. General Plant Equipment and Special Operations
Article 14. Marine Terminal Operations
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§3468. Pallets.

(a) In addition to the requirements contained in Section 3338 the following shall apply:

(1) Wing or lip-type pallets hoisted by means of bar bridles shall have an overhanging wing or lip at least 3 inches long. Loaded pallets which on visual examination do not meet the requirements of this Section, shall be placed on pallets meeting the requirements before being hoisted.

(2) Bridles used to handle flush end or box-type pallets shall be of such a design as to prevent them from becoming disengaged from the pallet under load.

(b) Disposable pallets intended for only one use shall not be reused for hoisting.

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


1. Amendment filed 12-12-84; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 84, No. 50).

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