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Subchapter 13. Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders
Article 15. Sawmills
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§6347. Sawyer.

(a) Positive means shall be provided for securing the sawyer's control levers in neutral position when not in use.

(b) All control levers, except those on steam or shotgun feed, shall be arranged so that when released they will return to the neutral position.

(c) Carriage control levers shall be guarded against interference from moving objects.

(d) The sawyer shall be protected from flying chips and knots.

(e) An audible signal device, mirror, or other means shall be used for transmitting signals between the sawyer, offbearer, and setter where logs may be of such size as to block visibility.

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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