B20 SAFETY STANDARDS FOR CONVEYORS AND RELATED EQUIPMENT
 
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The design, construction, installation, maintenance, inspection, and operation of conveyors and conveying systems in relation to accident hazards. Conveyors covered by the B20 standard include such items as power conveyors, gravity conveyors, pneumatic tubes, skip hoists, vertical reciprocating conveyors, and power unloading scoops, except as provided in the following paragraph. The B20 standard does not apply to industrial powered trucks, tiering machines, cranes, derricks, hoists, power-and hand shovels, bucket drag lines, moving stairways, dumbwaiters, manlifts, and platform elevators to carry passengers or the elevator operator.  

 



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