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WAC 296-307-22003

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"Blade tip circle" means the path described by the outermost point of the blade as it rotates about its shaft axis.
"Catcher assembly" means a part that provides a means for collecting grass clippings or debris.
"Deadman control" means a control designed to automatically interrupt power to a drive when the operator releases the control.
"Guard" means a part for shielding a hazardous area of a machine.
"Lowest blade position" means the lowest blade position when the mower is not in use.
"Operator area" (walk-behind mowers) means a circular area behind the mower that is no smaller than 30 inches in diameter, the center of which is 30 inches behind the nearest blade tip circle.
"Power reel mower" means a lawn-cutting machine with a power source that rotates one or more helically formed blades about a horizontal axis and creates a shearing action with a stationary cutter bar or bed knife.
"Power rotary mower" means a lawn-cutting machine with a power source that rotates one or more cutting blades about a vertical axis.
"Riding mower" means a powered, self-propelled lawn-cutting vehicle on which the operator rides and controls the machine.
"Sulky type mower" means a walk-behind mower that has been converted to a riding mower by the addition of a sulky.
"Walk-behind mower" means a mower either pushed or self-propelled and normally guided by the operator walking behind the unit.
[WSR 97-09-013, recodified as § 296-307-22003, filed 4/7/97, effective 4/7/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040, [49.17.]050 and [49.17.]060. WSR 96-22-048, § 296-306A-22003, filed 10/31/96, effective 12/1/96.]
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