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

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§6281. Bucking.

(a) All logs which may roll shall be propped, blocked, or bucked from the uphill side.
(b) Wedges shall be driven with a tool designed for hammering. They shall not be driven with the side of a doublebitted axe.
(c) If it is obviously hazardous to cut a log clear through, the log shall remain uncut, marked conspicuously, and the supervisor notified.
(d) Trees yarded for bucking shall be placed to minimize hazard to employees.
(e) Spring poles, limbs and trees under stress shall be cut so that an employee is clear when the tension is released.
Note: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.
1. Amendment of subsection (c) filed 2-6-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 6).
2. Amendment of subsection (e) filed 10-24-01; operative 11-23-01 (Register 2001, No. 43).

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