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Subchapter 4. Construction Safety Orders
Article 3. General

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§1520. Hand Protection.

Hand protection shall be required for employees whose work involves unusual and excessive exposure to cuts, burns, harmful physical or chemical agents or radioactive materials which are encountered and capable of causing injury or impairments.

EXCEPTION: Hand protection shall not be required where there is a danger of the hand protection becoming caught in moving machinery or materials.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.


1. Repealer and new section filed 7-12-74; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 74, No. 28).

2. Repealer and new section filed 9-5-79; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 79, No. 36).

3. Repealer and new section filed 9-27-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 40).

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