465. Thorough examination of power presses, guards and protection devices.

Every employer1 must ensure:

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    (1)     that a power press2 is not put into service for the first time after installation, or after assembly at a new site or in a new location unless:

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      (a)     it has been thoroughly examined3 to ensure that it has been installed correctly and would be safe to operate4; and

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      (b)     any defect5 has been remedied6;

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    (2)     that a guard, other than that part of a closed tool which acts as a fixed guard, or protection device is not put into service for the first time on a power press unless:

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      (a)     it has been