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Subchapter 13. Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders
Article 15. Sawmills
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§6357. Live Rolls and Roll Cases.

(a) Employees shall not cross over or pass through gaps in moving sorting chains, green chains, cross conveyors, roll conveyors, or bridge rolls, except where crossovers or walkways are provided.

EXCEPTION: Decked-over green chains or sorting chains.

(b) Stops or guides shall be installed where necessary to prevent lumber from running off conveyors.

(c) The space between live rolls for a distance of at least one roll on either side of crossovers or runways shall be filled in with materials to support a load of 250 pounds applied at any one point.

(d) The use of spike rolls is prohibited, either in mill or yards. Rough shaker rolls are permitted where no employees are exposed to contact.

(e) No employees shall ride a moving sorting chain or similar type of equipment.

(f) No less than 24 inches of the head saw roll case shall be joined to the husk.

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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