12 CRR-NY 23-1.10NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 12. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
CHAPTER I. INDUSTRIAL BOARD OF APPEALS
SUBCHAPTER A. THE INDUSTRIAL CODE
PART 23. PROTECTION IN CONSTRUCTION, DEMOLITION AND EXCAVATION OPERATIONS
SUBPART 23-1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
12 CRR-NY 23-1.10
12 CRR-NY 23-1.10
23-1.10 Hand tools.
(a) Unpowered hand tools.
Edged tools shall be kept sharp and shall be maintained free from burrs and mushroomed heads. Split or loose tool handles shall not be used.
(b) Electrical and pneumatic hand tools.
(1) Power shut-off requirements. Electric and pneumatic hand tools shall be disconnected from power sources and the pressure in hose lines shall be released before any adjustments or repairs are made except for the replacement of bits in electric drills. Before disconnecting any air hose, the air shall be shut off. Every electric and pneumatic hand tool shall be equipped with a cut-off switch within easy reach of the operator.
(2) Electric and hose lines. Electric and hose lines shall be guarded by location or by covering to prevent severe abrasion and to prevent any tripping hazard.
(3) Grounding of electrical tools. Electrically operated hand tools shall be grounded during use. The ground wires shall be connected to the frames of the tools and the other ends shall be properly grounded. Approved double-insulated type portable hand tools are exempt from this grounding requirement.
12 CRR-NY 23-1.10
Current through April 15, 2021
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