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Subchapter 13. Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders
Article 15. Sawmills
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§6350. Band Saw Wheels.

(a) Every band wheel shall be carefully inspected at least once a month for defects; proper repairs shall be made, or the wheel removed from service.

(b) A band wheel in which a crack is found shall be immediately discontinued from service until properly repaired.

(c) Band wheels 7 inches or wider shall have a minimum rim thickness of 5/8-inch if made of cast iron, or 1/2-inch if of cast steel, or equivalent material, except for a distance no more than 1-inch from the edge of the wheel.

(d) No band wheel saw shall be run at a peripheral speed in excess of that recommended by the manufacturer.

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).

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