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Subchapter 13. Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders
Article 10. Portable Metal Spars

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§6312. Design and Construction.

(a) Portable metal spars shall be of sufficient strength to support the actual dead and estimated live loads acting on them.

(b) Evenly spaced fittings that accommodate no less than six top guys shall be provided on all vertical portable metal spars.

(c) Fittings that accommodate no less than three evenly spaced back guys and one nose, or snap guy shall be provided on all leaning portable metal spars.

(d) All lines, blocks, and fairleads shall be located so that there is no chafing or sawing of any line or part of the structure.

(e) The machine operator, while engaged in yarding or swinging, shall be protected by roof and barricades as required by Section 6303.

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


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

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