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WAC 296-78-665

Sanding machines.

(1) Each belt sanding machine must have both pulleys enclosed in such a manner as to guard the points where the belt runs onto the pulleys. The edges of the unused run of belt must be enclosed or otherwise guarded from contact by employees.
(2) Each drum sanding machine must be provided with a guard so arranged as to completely enclose the revolving drum except such portion required for the application of the material to be finished. Guards with hinges to facilitate the insertion of sandpaper may be installed. The exhaust hood may form part or all of this guard. When so used, the hood must conform to the specifications as given under exhaust systems in WAC 296-78-710.
(3) All standard stationary sanding machines must be provided with exhaust systems in conformity with the section of this code dealing with exhaust systems.
(4) All portable sanding machines must be provided with means of removing excessive dust, or employees using equipment must be provided with such necessary respiratory protective equipment as will conform to the requirements of chapter 296-842 WAC, Respirators.
(5) The requirements of WAC 296-806-475, sanding machines, must be applicable to sanding machines.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 17-16-132, § 296-78-665, filed 8/1/17, effective 9/1/17; WSR 05-20-055, § 296-78-665, filed 10/3/05, effective 12/1/05; WSR 05-03-093, § 296-78-665, filed 1/18/05, effective 3/1/05; WSR 04-14-028, § 296-78-665, filed 6/29/04, effective 1/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].040 and [49.17].050. WSR 99-10-071, § 296-78-665, filed 5/4/99, effective 9/1/99. Statutory Authority: Chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 96-17-056, § 296-78-665, filed 8/20/96, effective 10/15/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040, 49.17.050 and 49.17.240. WSR 81-18-029 (Order 81-21), § 296-78-665, filed 8/27/81.]
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