This information is provided free of charge by the Department of Industrial Relations from its web site at www.dir.ca.gov. These regulations are for the convenience of the user and no representation or warranty is made that the information is current or accurate. See full disclaimer at http://www.dir.ca.gov/od_pub/disclaimer.html.

Subchapter 4. Construction Safety Orders
Article 3. General

Return to index
New query

§1522. Body Protection.

(a) Appropriate body protection shall be required for those employees whose work exposes them to injurious materials.

NOTE: Employees should be cautioned to wash promptly and thoroughly after exposure to injurious substances.

(b) Clothing appropriate for the work being done shall be worn. Loose sleeves, tails, ties, frills, lapels, cuffs, or other loose clothing shall not be worn around machinery in which it might become entangled.

(c) Clothing saturated or impregnated with flammable liquids, corrosive substances, irritants, or oxidizing agents shall be promptly removed, and shall not be worn until cleaned.

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

HISTORY

1. Repealer and new section filed 7-12-74; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 74, No. 28).

2. Repealer and new section filed 9-27-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 40).

Go BackGo Back to Article 3 Table of Contents