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Subchapter 20. Tunnel Safety Orders
Article 11. Change Houses and Sanitation

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§8431. Change Houses.

At all tunnels, the employer shall provide separate dressing rooms or a change house that provides for each sex, when applicable, with suitable facilities for changing clothes, located at a convenient place for use by the employees. Such facilities shall be provided with heating and lighting, equipped with at least one (1) shower bath with an adequate supply of hot and cold water for each of the five (5) employees or fraction thereof, along with provisions for drying work clothes and storing street clothes, and maintained in a clean and sanitary condition.

EXCEPTION: The Division may accept reasonable travel distances to other acceptable facilities at tunnel repair projects or for projects of short duration unless the lack of shower facilities would be a health hazard.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 142.3 and 7997, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 142.3 and 7997, Labor Code.


1. Amendment of section and new Note filed 3-5-96; operative 4-4-96 (Register 96, No. 10).

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