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PDFWAC 296-806-42022

Provide pedestrian overpasses for conveyors.

(1) You must provide a pedestrian overpass covering the full width of a passageway if one of these conditions exists:
(a) The working strand of a conveyor crosses within three feet of floor level.
(b) Workers must step over the strand and trough at or below floor level.
(2) You must provide a pedestrian overpass where workers cannot pass under the conveyor safely. The sides of the crossing platform must have standard railings if one of the following exists:
(a) The overpass is more than four feet high.
(b) The conveyor feeds a dangerous machine such as saws, chippers, hogs, or galvanizing tanks.
For guardrail requirements see, Railing, toeboards, and cover specifications, WAC 296-24-75011.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-806-42022, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 04-14-028, § 296-806-42022, filed 6/29/04, effective 1/1/05.]
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