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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 2. Safe Practices and Personal Protection
Article 7. Miscellaneous Safe Practices
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§3305. Misuse of Oxygen Prohibited.

Compressed oxygen shall never be used:

(a) To purge pipe lines, tanks, or any confined area.

(b) To supply head pressure in a tank.

(c) In pneumatic tools.

(d) In oil preheating burners.

(e) To start internal combustion engines.

(f) For ventilation.

(g) For "dusting" clothing.

(h) In any other way as a substitute for compressed air.

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