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Subchapter 14. Petroleum Safety Orders--Drilling and Production
Article 23. Erection of Derricks and Masts
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§6584. Telescoping Gin Pole Mast: Locking Device.

Every telescoping gin pole mast shall be equipped with a locking device for holding the top telescoping section of the mast in its extended working position. This device may be operated from ground level or at various positions on the mast, and shall be secured with a safety chain or other equivalent means to prevent the locking device from falling.

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


1. Amendment filed 7-20-59; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 59, No. 12).

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

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