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Subchapter 20. Tunnel Safety Orders
Article 16. Mechanical Tunneling Methods, Machinery and Equipment

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§8457. Excessive Heat.

(a) Where hydraulic lines are subject to contact at temperatures above 160o F, insulation or guarding shall be provided.

(b) Control methods shall be used to remove excessive heat when encountered to assure reasonable working conditions.

(c) Hydraulic lines shall be located or shielded so that employees will not be exposed to the hazard of being sprayed with hot and/or pressurized hydraulic oil.

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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