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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 6. Power Transmission Equipment, Prime Movers, Machines and Machine Parts
Article 41. Prime Movers and Machinery
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§3998. Belt Shifters.

(a) Tight pulleys and loose pulleys shall be equipped with a permanent belt shifter accessible from the operator's working position at the machine and provided with mechanical means to prevent the belt from creeping from loose to tight pulley.

(b) Manual devices shall be so designed, constructed and installed that they will remain in the neutral position until intentionally actuated.

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


1. New section filed 10-9-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 44).

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