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Subchapter 4. Construction Safety Orders
Article 30. Roofing Operations and Equipment

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§1728. Handling Coal Tar Pitch.

(a) When coal tar pitch is being handled, suitable skin protection substances shall be readily available at the job site for the use of workers, and workers shall be instructed in its use in accordance with Section 1510.

(b) Suitable respiratory and eye protection shall be readily available to workers handling coal tar pitch in confined spaces where ventilation is inadequate to promptly dissipate the fumes and vapors.

(c) Suitable washing or cleansing facilities shall be available for use on exposed skin surfaces of those handling coal tar pitch.

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

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