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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 6. Power Transmission Equipment, Prime Movers, Machines and Machine Parts
Article 43. Shafting, Collars, Clutches, Cut-Off Couplings and Clutch Pulleys

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§4051. Projecting Shaft Ends.

(a) Projecting shaft ends within 7 feet of floor or working level shall present a smooth rounded edge and smooth end and shall not project a distance greater than one-half the diameter of the shaft beyond the end of the bearing unless guarded by nonrotating casing.

(b) Exposed unused key-ways 7 feet or less above floor or working level shall be filled, covered, or guarded.

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


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

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