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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 2. Safe Practices and Personal Protection
Article 9. Sanitation
Lavatory. A plumbing fixture used for washing the hands, arms, face and head. (Title 24, Part 5, Section 5-113).
Number of employees. The maximum number of employees present at any one time on a regular shift. (Title 24, Part 5, Section 5-115).
Personal Service Room. A room which is not directly connected with the production or service function performed by the establishment. Such rooms may include, but are not limited to, first aid or medical rooms, toilet rooms, change rooms, wash rooms, shower rooms, kitchens and lunch rooms. (Title 24, Part 5, Section 5-117).
Potable Water. Potable water is water which is satisfactory for drinking, culinary and domestic purposes and meets the requirements of the health authority having jurisdiction. (Title 22, California Code of Regulations, Division 4, Chapter 15)
Toilet. A fixture, maintained within a toilet room, which may be used for defecation or urination, or both. (Title 24, Part 5, Section 5-121)
Toilet Room. A room within or on the premises containing water closets, urinals and other required facilities. (Title 24, Part 5, Section 5-121)
Toxic Material. A material in concentration or amount which exceeds the applicable limit established by a standard, such as Section 5155, 5208 or 5209 of Title 8, CAC or, in the absence of an applicable standard, which has the capacity to produce personal injury or illness to persons through ingestion, inhalation, or absorption through any body surface. (Title 24, Part 5, Section 5-121)
Urinal. A plumbing fixture which is used only for urination. (Title 24, Part 5, Section 5-122)
Water Closet. A plumbing fixture (which may be used for both defecation and urination) in which the waste matter is removed by flushing with water. (Title 24, Part 5, Section 5-124)
Note: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.
1. New Article 9 (Sections 3361-3376) filed 7-16-76; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 76, No. 29).
2. Amendment filed 7-16-76; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 76, No. 29).
3. Amendment of subsection (b) filed 9-19-80 as procedural and organizational; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 80, No. 38).
4. Repealer and new section filed 1-23-81; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 81, No. 4).
5. Amendment filed 1-17-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 3).
6. Amendment of definition of “Potable Water” filed 1-18-2012; operative 1-18-2012 pursuant to Labor Code section 142.3(a)(4)(C). Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Labor Code section 142.3(a)(3) (Register 2012, No. 3).
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