OHS Code Explanation Guide

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 22 Safeguards

Section 316 Hoppers, bins and chutes

This section is intended to protect workers from falling into hoppers, bins or chutes used for dumping or directing the flow of materials. Alternate means that may provide equally effective protection include guardrails that enclose all open sides or safely capping or blocking off openings that will no longer be used.