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Subchapter 13. Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders
Article 5. Falling and Bucking

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§6278. Escape Paths.

(a) Adjacent material shall be cleared from around the tree to be felled so there is sufficient room to use saws and axes and to permit a quick getaway.

(b) A way of escape shall be determined, arranged and kept clear before the tree is felled. The point of escape should be well back and to one side. Workers shall not stand beside or near the stump as the tree falls.

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


1. Amendment filed 2-6-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 6).

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