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Title 29Subtitle BChapter XVIIPart 1926Subpart O → §1926.604


Title 29: Labor
PART 1926—SAFETY AND HEALTH REGULATIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION
Subpart O—Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment, and Marine Operations


§1926.604   Site clearing.

(a) General requirements. (1) Employees engaged in site clearing shall be protected from hazards of irritant and toxic plants and suitably instructed in the first aid treatment available.

(2) All equipment used in site clearing operations shall be equipped with rollover guards meeting the requirements of this subpart. In addition, rider-operated equipment shall be equipped with an overhead and rear canopy guard meeting the following requirements:

(i) The overhead covering on this canopy structure shall be of not less than 18 -inch steel plate or 14 -inch woven wire mesh with openings no greater than 1 inch, or equivalent.

(ii) The opening in the rear of the canopy structure shall be covered with not less than 14 -inch woven wire mesh with openings no greater than 1 inch.

(b) Specific requirements. [Reserved]

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