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Subchapter 14. Petroleum Safety Orders--Drilling and Production
Article 18. Standard Type Derricks
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§6566. Guying Standard Type Derricks.

(a) Reasonable provisions shall be made to prevent derricks from collapsing as a result of wind velocity. This shall be accomplished by using either one or both of the following methods:

(1) By the use of guy lines.

(2) By constructing the derrick and foundations in such a manner as to resist overturning.

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


1. Amendment of subsection (a)(2) and new Note filed 5-8-95; operative 6-7-95 (Register 95, No. 19).

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