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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 8. Points of Operation and Other Hazardous Parts of Machinery
Article 69. Food and Tobacco Machinery

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§4531. Dumpbins and Blenders.

(a) Means shall be provided to hold the hinged dumpbin covers in the open position, so that they will not accidentally fall down while the dumpbin is in operation.

(b) All dumpbin and blender hoods shall be of sufficient capacity to prevent circulation of flour dust outside the hoods.

(c) All dumpbins shall be of a suitable height from floor to enable the operator to dump flour from bags, without causing undue strain or fatigue. Where the edge of any bin is more than 24 inches above the floor, a bag rest step shall be provided.

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


1. New section filed 2-20-80; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 80, No. 8).

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