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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
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§3250. Cold Storage, Processing and Manufacturing Room Exits.

Two remotely located exits shall be provided for cold storage, processing and manufacturing rooms where the refrigerant coils are located inside and carry carbon dioxide, Group 2 or Group 3 refrigerant and the coils are subject to collision damage; or where the refrigerant agent is located and/or dispersed inside the rooms. These exits may be through ventilated corridors or other ventilated areas which provide unobstructed and safe access to a place of safety.

This order shall not apply to cold storage, processing and manufacturing rooms having a floor area of less than 200 square feet provided that an employee would not be required to travel more than 12 feet to an interior operating exit door.

(Title 24, Part 2, Section 2-713)

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


1. Repealer and new section filed 9-19-75; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 75, No. 38).

2. Amendment filed 7-16-76; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 76, No. 29).

3. Amendment filed 2-26-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 9).

4. Amendment filed 3-9-87; effective thirtieth day thereafter (register 87, No. 11).

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