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Subchapter 17. Mine Safety Orders
Article 11. Materials--Storage and Handling

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§6982. Materials Storage and Handling.

GENERAL

(a) Materials shall be stored in conformance with the Housekeeping and Maintenance Standards of the General Industry Safety Orders.

(b) (16-3) Hazardous materials shall be stored and handled in conformance with Hot, Flammable, Poisonous, Corrosive, and Irritant Substances Standards of the General Industry Safety Orders.

(c) (16-4) Hazardous materials shall be labeled in conformance with the Labeling of Injurious Substances Standards of the General Industry Safety Orders.

(d) (4-18) (16-5) Compressed and liquid gas cylinders shall be stored and/or secured in conformance with the General Industry Safety Orders.

(e) (16-6) Valves on compressed gas cylinders shall be protected by covers when being transported or stored, and by a safe location when the cylinders are in use.

(f) (16-9) Men shall stay clear of suspended loads.

(g) (16-14) (16-15) Cranes and hoisting equipment for materials shall be constructed, operated, and maintained in conformance with the Cranes and Other Hoisting Equipment Standards of the General Industry Safety Orders.

(h) (16-11) Men shall not ride on loads being moved by cranes or derricks, nor shall they ride the hoisting hooks unless such method eliminates a greater hazard and the man is secured by a safety belt or equivalent.

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