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| Record Type:||Instruction|
| Directive Number:||STD 01-12-025|
| Old Directive Number:||STD 1-12.25A|
| Title:||Awareness Barriers Installed on Metal Cutting Shears|
| Information Date:||07/12/1994|
OSHA Instruction STD 1-12.25A July 12, 1994 Office of General Industry Compliance Assistance
Subject: Awareness Barriers Installed on Metal Cutting Shears
A. Purpose. This instruction provides guidance for applying awareness barrier safeguards as installed on metal cutting shears.
B. Scope. This instruction applies OSHA-wide.
C. Reference. 29 CFR 1910.212(a)(3)(ii), General Requirements for all Machines: Point of Operation Guarding.
D. Cancellation. OSHA Instruction STD 1-12.25, February 23, 1981 is canceled.
E. Action. OSHA Compliance Personnel shall accept properly applied awareness barrier safeguarding specified by ANSI B11.4-1993, Sections 6.3.3 through 6.4 (which include references to ANSI B11.19-1990, paragraphs 4.2.1, 4.3, 188.8.131.52 and Section 5 for safeguarding methods), as an acceptable form of point of operation safeguarding on metal cutting shears for situations in which it is impossible to employ a fixed guard or point of operation device due to the diversity of operations on the shear (where it is not possible to conform with the guidelines of Table 1, Column B of ANSI B11.4-1993).
F. Federal Program Change. This instruction describes a Federal program change which affects State programs. Each Regional Administrator shall:
John B. Miles, Jr., Director Directorate of Compliance Programs
DISTRIBUTION: National, Regional and Area Offices All Compliance Officers State Designees 7(c)(1) Project Managers NIOSH Regional Program Directors
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