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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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§4206. Safeguarding the Point of Operation.

(a) General. The employer shall provide and ensure the use of properly applied and adjusted point of operation devices or guards for every operation performed on a power operated press.

(b) Where point of operation guards are used in conjunction with point of operation devices, the safeguarding shall meet the requirements of Article 55.

EXCEPTION: When the point of operation opening is one-fourth-inch or less. See Figure G-8.

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


1. New section filed 7-17-75; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 75, No. 29).

2. Amendment filed 11-17-82; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 82, No. 47).

3. Amendment filed 10-31-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 44).

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