Portable Power Tools

Chapter 296-807, WAC

Effective Date: 08/01/03

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This chapter applies to the tools and equipment shown in Table 1, Scope of this chapter.

Table 1

Scope of this Chapter


Applies to:

110 Switches (controls)

Hand-held portable power tools

120 Portable circular saws

Hand-held portable circular saws

130 Portable belt sanding machines

Hand-held portable belt sanding machines

140 Compressed air tools

Hand-held portable compressed air powered tools. It also applies to airhose and plastic pipe used to supply compressed air to these tools.

150 Powder actuating fastening systems

Powder actuated fastening systems designed to use the expanding gases from a powder load to propel a stud, pin, fastener, or other object into hard structural material.

160 Power lawnmowers

Consumer and commercial power lawnmowers.

170 Jacks

Portable hand- or power-operated:

  • Hydraulic jacks

  • Mechanical ratchet jacks

  • Mechanical screw jacks.

180 Portable tools using abrasive wheels

Portable tools using abrasive wheels

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