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WAC 296-24-85505

Veneer machinery.

(1) You must ensure that sides of steam vats extend to a height of not less than 36 inches above the floor, working platform, or ground.
(2) You must ensure that large steam vats divided into sections are provided with substantial walkways between sections. Each walkway must be provided with a standard handrail on each exposed side. These handrails may be removable, if necessary.
(3) You must ensure that covers are removed only from that portion of steaming vats on which people are working and a portable railing is placed at this point to protect the operators.
(4) You must ensure that workers do not ride or step on logs in steam vats.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-100, § 296-24-85505, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16. Statutory Authority: Chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 94-15-096 (Order 94-07), § 296-24-85505, filed 7/20/94, effective 9/20/94; Order 73-5, § 296-24-85505, filed 5/9/73 and Order 73-4, § 296-24-85505, filed 5/7/73.]
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