OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 25 Tools, Equipment and Machinery

Section 381 Cut-off saws

(1) An employer must ensure that a hand-operated cut-off saw, other than a radial arm saw, is equipped with a device that returns the saw automatically to the back of the table when the saw is released at any point in its travel.

(2) An employer must ensure that a limit device is used to prevent a swing or sliding cut-off saw from travelling past the outside edge of the cutting table.