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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Mine Safety and Health Administration - MSHA
- Protecting Miners' Safety and Health Since 1978
30 CFR § 56.14112
Construction and maintenance of guards.
Guards shall be constructed and maintained to--
Withstand the vibration, shock, and wear to which they will be subjected during normal operation; and
Not create a hazard by their use.
Guards shall be securely in place while machinery is being operated, except when testing or making adjustments which cannot be performed without removal of the guard.
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