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Subchapter 14. Petroleum Safety Orders--Drilling and Production
Article 18. Standard Type Derricks
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§6562. Crown Platforms and Railings.

(a) (G-2, G-3) On every derrick used for drilling, redrilling, or well servicing, a continuous platform at least two feet (2') wide shall be provided completely around the outer edges of the derrick crown. The outer edges of the platform shall be equipped with standard railings and with toeboards at least twelve inches (12") high.

(b) (G-2, G-3) The derrick crown platform shall be at an elevation that will provide access to the crown block.

(c) If a (G-1) derrick is used for drilling or redrilling, it shall conform to the requirements of this section.

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


1. New Note filed 5-8-95; operative 6-7-95 (Register 95, No. 19).

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