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Subchapter 13. Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders
Article 5. Falling and Bucking

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§6284. Mechanical Falling Devices.

Mechanical falling devices, such as tree shears, feller-bunchers, and treepullers, shall be provided with canopies which comply with S.A.E. J-231 to protect the operator and with devices to safely control the descent of the tree being felled to protect the operator and nearby workers.

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

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