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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 8. Points of Operation and Other Hazardous Parts of Machinery
Article 74. Cotton Gins and Seed Cotton Processing Machines
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§4641. Gin Stands, Main Drive and Miscellaneous Drives.

(a) Such drives shall be completely enclosed or guarded by means of standard railings or equivalent protection provided. When guarded by standard railing where the drive approaches the railing by less than 15 inches shield guards shall be installed on the railing extending at least 15 inches beyond the impairment on either side.

(b) V-belt drives within standard railing enclosures shall have the pulleys guarded. The open end of the pulley guard shall be not less than 4 inches from the periphery of the pulleys.

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


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

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