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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 8. Points of Operation and Other Hazardous Parts of Machinery
Article 55. Power Operated Presses
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§4198. Tonnage, Stroke, and Weight Designation.

(a) All dies shall be:

(1) Stamped with the tonnage and stroke requirements, or have these characteristics recorded if these records are readily available to the die setter;

(2) Stamped to indicate upper die weight when necessary for air counter-balance pressure adjustment; and,

(3) Stamped to indicate complete die weight when handling equipment may become overloaded.

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


1. Repealer of subsections (b) and (c) filed 7-17-75; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 75, No. 29).

2. New NOTE filed 10-31-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 44).

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