(a) Arranged to operate from a position where
the operator will at all times be in the clear of logs, machinery, lines, and
(b) Marked to indicate
decks must be provided with effective means to prevent logs from accidentally
rolling down the deck and onto the carriage or its runway.
(3) When needed for protection of personnel,
an automatic stop or interlocking device must be installed on log hauls or
slips. These devices are not a substitute for lockout.
(4) A barricade or other positive stop of
adequate strength must be provided to protect the sawyer from rolling
(5) Canting gear or other
equipment must not hang over the log deck in such a manner as to endanger
(6) The sawyer must be
primarily responsible for the safety of the carriage crew and offbearers and
must exercise due care in the operation of the carriage and log turning
(7) Feed works and log
turning control levers must be so arranged that they may be secured when not in
use and must be adequately guarded against accidental activation.
(8) A control device must be provided so that
the sawyer may stop the head rig section of the mill without leaving the
(9) An effective method of
disengaging the head rig saws from the power unit must be installed on all head
rigs where the power unit is not directly controlled by the sawyer.
(10) The sawyer must be safeguarded either by
location or by use of substantial screens or approved safety glass.
(11) Carriages upon which employees are
required to work must be solidly decked over and the employees properly
(12) The feed control
lever of friction or belt-driven carriage feed works must be designed to
operate away from the saws or carriage track.
(13) A substantial stop or bumper must be
installed at each end of the carriage run.
(14) Substantial sweeps must be installed in
front of each carriage wheel. Such sweeps must extend to within 1/4 inch of the
(15) Where power-operated
log turners are used, carriage knees must be provided with goosenecks or other
substantial means of protecting the carriage crew.