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WAC 296-78-680

Veneer and plywood plantsPeeling and barking.

(1) Where peeling or barking pits are located directly under the log cranes, logs must not be moved over workers.
(2) Single spiked hooks without a bell must not be used for handling logs. Hooks must be equipped with hand holds and must be maintained in condition to safely perform the job application.
(3) Mechanical barking devices must be guarded so as to protect employees from flying chips, bark or other matter.
(4) Logs must not be removed from the barker until the barking head has ceased to revolve, unless the barker is so designed and arranged that the barking head will not create or constitute a hazard to employees.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 17-16-132, § 296-78-680, filed 8/1/17, effective 9/1/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040, 49.17.050 and 49.17.240. WSR 81-18-029 (Order 81-21), § 296-78-680, filed 8/27/81.]
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