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Subchapter 14. Petroleum Safety Orders--Drilling and Production
Article 24. Guying Derricks and Masts
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§6586. Derricks and Masts.

Every derrick and mast in use at a well shall be guyed, braced, or otherwise engineered to prevent overturning in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations and/or good engineering practice. Stake type anchors shall not be used as guy line anchors.

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 article 24 heading, section heading, section and Note filed 5-8-95; operative 6-7-95 (Register 95, No. 19).

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