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Subchapter 13. Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders
Article 2. Logging Operations--General

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§6264. Mobile Log Handling Equipment.

(a) Front-end type loaders shall be provided with an adequately powered log gripping or retaining device.

(b) The log handling assembly shall be capable of being tilted, or kicker-type devices shall be provided to permit unloading of logs.

(c) A canopy or cab shall be provided on the loader to protect the operator.

(d) A knob, button, or similar device shall be securely attached to the tines or clamps for trailer handling; or the ends of the tines may be shaped to accommodate the trailer-lifting attachment without slippage.

(e) Adequate lighting shall be provided and maintained when equipment is used at night.

(f) Signaling devices or communication systems shall be provided and maintained.

(g) Machines used for hoisting, unloading, or lowering logs shall be equipped with brakes or other means that are capable of controlling or holding maximum load.

(h) Mufflers provided by the manufacturer, or their equivalent, shall be in place at all times when machines are in operation.

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

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