Wash. Admin. Code § 296-79-27015 - Construction and use of pulpwood splitters

(1) The activating control unit for a splitter must be of the clutch or positive acting type and must be so arranged and designed that it will not repeat without additional activation before starting a second cycle.
(2) The base or rest upon which the wood sits while being split must have a corrugated surface or other means must be provided which will prevent the wood block or log from shifting as the pressure is applied.
(3) The splitter base or rest and wood to be split must be free of ice, snow, and chips.
(4) The splitter machine operator must have a clear, unobstructed view of the work area adjacent to the splitting operation when other workers must be in such area while blocks are being split.


Wash. Admin. Code § 296-79-27015
Amended by WSR 17-16-132, Filed 8/1/2017, effective 9/1/2017

Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040 and 49.17.050. 99-16-083, § 296-79-27015, filed 8/3/99, effective 11/3/99; Order 74-24, § 296-79-27015, filed 5/6/74.

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