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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 8. Points of Operation and Other Hazardous Parts of Machinery
Article 60. Refuse and Trash Collection Equipment

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§4343. Definitions.

Hoist Equipment. The hoist arms, chains, and frame used to elevate, support, transport, dump, and unload refuse containers. Hoisting equipment is mounted on an engine-powered cab and chassis.

Refuse Collection Vehicle. An engine-powered cab and chassis upon which mobile equipment is mounted for the receiving, compacting, transporting, and unloading of refuse, or for the receiving, transporting, and unloading of containers.

Refuse Container. A receptacle that receives and holds refuse for unloading by mechanical means into the body of a refuse collection vehicle, or used in conjunction with tilt-frame and hoist equipment.

Tailgate. The hinged gate or door(s) that closes the rear of the body of a refuse collection vehicle.

Tilt-Frame Equipment. The tilt frame, tilt-frame support equipment, hoisting devices, tilt cylinders, and controls for operating the tilt-frame and hoisting devices for loading, dumping, and unloading refuse containers.

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

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