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We have reviewed your letter and attachments. As you may be aware, OSHA does not approve, endorse or promote any products or test results. As your letter acknowledges, OSHA has taken the position that guards constructed of any substantial material may be an acceptable alternative to the metal construction required by the standard at 29 CFR 1910.219(m).

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