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| Standard Number:||1910.266(f)(3)(xiv)|
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["The height of each cab entrance shall be at least 52 inches (1.3 meters) from the floor of the cab."]29 CFR 1926.1000(c)(2)(ii) ROPS, reads:
"The design shall provide a vertical clearance of at least 52 inches from the work deck to the ROPS at the point of ingress or egress."The proposed change marked in red on your "Proposed Change in Cab Height" drawing, dated January 14, 1976, has been reviewed. It appears that the protective canopy entrance opening would vary from 52 inches to 47½ inches. Even though this is a matter of inches less than the required 52 inches, it would not be in compliance with OSHA's Pulpwood Logging standard [29 CFR 1910.266(f)(3)(xiv)]. It may be possible for minor design changes to eliminate this deficiency.
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