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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 6. Power Transmission Equipment, Prime Movers, Machines and Machine Parts
Article 45. Belt and Pulley Drives
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§4071. Belt Tighteners.

Counter-balanced belt tighteners shall be of substantial construction. Means shall be provided to prevent tightener from falling in case the belt breaks, or the area directly beneath the tightener shall be guarded by a standard railing guard set not less than 15 inches nor more than 20 inches from the vertical projection of the outermost parts of the tightener.

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


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

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