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Subchapter 18. Ship Building, Ship Repairing and Ship Breaking Safety Orders
Article 8. Miscellaneous Safe Practices

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§8397.10. Fire Protection.
(a) Multi-employer worksites.

  (1) Host employer responsibilities. The host employer's responsibilities are to:  

  (A) Inform all employers at the worksite about the content of the fire safety plan including hazards, controls, fire safety and health rules, and emergency procedures;  

  (B) Make sure the safety and health responsibilities for fire protection are assigned as appropriate to other employers at the worksite; and  

  (C) If there is more than one host employer, each host employer shall communicate relevant information about fire-related hazards to other host employers. When a vessel owner or operator (temporarily) becomes a host shipyard employer by directing the work of ships' crews on repair or modification of the vessel or by hiring other contractors directly, the vessel owner or operator shall also comply with these provisions for host employers.  

(b) Contract employer responsibilities.

  (1) The contract employer's responsibilities are to:  

  (A) Make sure that the host employer knows about the fire-related hazards associated with the contract employer's work and what the contract employer is doing to address them; and  

  (B) Advise the host employer of any previously unidentified fire-related hazards that the contract employer identifies at the worksite.  

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

1. New section filed 4-14-2005; operative 4-14-2005. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Labor Code section 142.3(a)(3) (Register 2005, No. 15). For prior history, see Register 88, No. 6.

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