WAC 296-806-30024: Safeguard Pulleys

Link to law: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=296-806-30024
Published: 2015

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WACs > Title 296 > Chapter 296-806 > Section 296-806-30024



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WAC 296-806-30024

Safeguard pulleys.

You must:
• Safeguard pulleys that have any part of the pulley seven feet or less above the floor or working surface.

In the absence of a specific safeguarding method, follow the safeguarding requirements found in safeguarding methods, WAC 296-806-20042 through 296-806-20058. Examples of safeguarding methods include:

• Guards.

• Devices.

• Safeguarding by distance.

• Safeguarding by location.

You do not need to safeguard pulleys that are in a room, vault, or similar space that contain only power transmission parts or equipment if the space:

• Is controlled by lock and key or has similarly restricted access that allows only authorized persons to enter.

• Is well lit.

• Has a dry, level, and firm floor.

• Has a well-marked route with a vertical clearance of at least five feet six inches for authorized employees to follow to perform their duties.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 04-14-028, § 296-806-30024, filed 6/29/04, effective 1/1/05.]