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WAC 296-79-29021

Shredders and blowers.

(1) On manually fed broke shredders, the feed table must be of a height and distance from the knives as to prevent the operator from reaching or falling into the knives or the operator must be safeguarded by other acceptable means.
(2) A smooth-pivoted idler roll resting on the stock or feed table must be provided in front of feed rolls except when arrangements prevent the operator from standing closer than 36 inches to any part of the feed rolls.
(3) Any manually fed cutter, shredder, or duster must be provided with an idler roll as specified in (2) of this section or the operator must use special hand-feeding tools.
(4) Blowers used for transporting materials must be provided with feed hoppers having outer edges located not less than 48 inches from the fan.
(5) The blower discharge outlets and work areas must be arranged to prevent material from falling on workers.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 17-16-132, § 296-79-29021, filed 8/1/17, effective 9/1/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].040 and [49.17].050. WSR 99-16-083, § 296-79-29021, filed 8/3/99, effective 11/3/99; Order 74-24, § 296-79-29021, filed 5/6/74.]
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