MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 56.14109
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MSHA - Title 30 CFR
30 CFR § 56.14109
Unguarded conveyors with adjacent travelways.


Unguarded conveyors next to the travelways shall be equipped with--

(a) Emergency stop devices which are located so that a person falling on or against the conveyor can readily deactivate the conveyor drive motor; or

(b) Railings which--

(1) Are positioned to prevent persons from falling on or against the conveyor;

(2) Will be able to withstand the vibration, shock, and wear to which they will be subjected during normal operation; and

(3) Are constructed and maintained so that they will not create a hazard.


For more information: See MSHA'S Program Policy Manual