1. Scope 1.1 This guide is applicable to all persons who design, manufacture, assemble, modify, operate, clean, maintain, service, repair, or use document destruction mobile equipment and facilities that engage in collecting, receiving, storing, and processing and eventual transportation of shredded materials. For the purposes of this guide, a document destruction facility shall be deemed a facility with either a dump-tipping floor or mobile trucks or both and may or may not also provide for a public drop-off area for destruction. 1.2 This guide establishes minimum safety requirements with respect to the design, manufacture, installation, reconstruction, modification, maintenance, training and operation of document destruction, mobile equipment and facilities for the collection, storage, processing, and eventual transportation of solid waste and recyclable materials. 1.3 The requirements contained in this guide is intended to apply to other components of end-use applications in which a baler is part of a designed system. Exceptions and notes contained in this guide apply to the clause or subclause in which they are contained or to which they reference. Exceptions pertain to normative requirements. Notes are informative and provide guidance for the evaluation of a normative requirement. 1.4 Sections 1 through 3 provide general information and definitions and shall apply to all document destruction mobile equipment and facilities covered by this guide. 1.5 Sections 4 through 8 provide for physical plant, processing machinery, and mobile equipment requirements that shall apply to both new and existing document destruction facilities. 1.6 Section 9 provides for safety programs and safety requirements that shall apply to both new and existing document destruction mobile equipmnet and facilities. 1.7 The values given in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The units in parentheses are for information only and are approximate. The first value is the requirement. 1.8 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
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Document destruction: Mobil eq
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