OHS Code

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

Section 382 Sawmill head rig

(1) An employer must ensure that a circular head saw has adjustable guides and a splitter that

(a) is located not more than 75 millimetres from the back of the head saw, and

(b) extends not less than 250 millimetres above the carriage bench.

(2) An employer must ensure that the upper half of a top saw on a circular head rig is covered.

(3) An employer must ensure that circular head saw guide adjustment controls are operated remotely from the guides.