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CIS 95-389
Department of Labor - Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Logging Operations - Final rule [USA]
This Final rule extends regulated safety requirements to all logging operations (hitherto, 29 CFR 1910.266 had applied only to pulpwood logging). Contents: scope, application and definitions; general safety requirements (personal protective equipment, first-aid kits, seat belts, fire extinguishers, environmental conditions, work areas, signalling, overhead electric lines, flammable and combustible liquids, explosives and blasting agents); hand and portable powered tools; machines (general requirements, machine operation, protective structures, overhead guards, machine access, exhaust systems, brakes, guarding); vehicle safety; tree harvesting; training. In appendices: mandatory minimum supplies and training for first aid. Very extensive supplementary information (regulatory history; hazards, accident and injury data; major issues; summary and explanation of the Final Standard).
Federal Register, 12 Oct. 1994, Vol.59, No.196 (Part II), p.51672-51748. 11 ref.