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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 10. Gas Systems for Welding and Cutting
Article 82. Stationary Automatic Acetylene Generators

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§4807. Ventilation, Lighting and Heating of Generator Houses or Rooms.

(a) Inside generator rooms or outside generator houses shall be well ventilated with vents located at floor and ceiling levels.

(b) Heating shall be by steam, hot water, enclosed electrically heated elements or other indirect means. Heating by flames or fires shall be prohibited in outside generator houses or inside generator rooms, or in any enclosure communicating with them.

(c) All generator houses or rooms shall have natural lighting during daylight hours. Where artificial lighting is necessary, it shall be restricted to electric lamps installed in accordance with Electrical Safety Orders for hazardous locations. (Title 8, Section 2540.1 et seq.)

(d) All electrical equipment in and around an acetylene generator house, room or compartment shall be installed in accordance with Electrical Safety Orders for hazardous locations.

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

HISTORY

1. Amendment filed 7-16-76; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 76, No. 28).

2. Amendment filed 6-12-87; operative 7-12-87 (Register 87, No. 26).

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