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Subchapter 4. Construction Safety Orders
Article 36. Fire Protection and Prevention

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§1933. Fire Control.

(a) Suitable fire control devices, such as small hose or portable fire extinguishers, shall be available at locations where flammable or combustible liquids are stored.

(b) At least one portable fire extinguisher having a rating of not less than 20-B units shall be located outside of, but not more than 10 feet from, the door opening into any room used for storage.

(c) At least one portable fire extinguisher having a rating of not less than 20-B units shall be located not less than 25 feet, nor more than 75 feet, from any flammable liquid storage area located outside.

(d) When sprinklers are provided, they shall be installed in an approved manner.

NOTE: For information on proper sprinkler system installation, consult the California Fire Code, California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Section 903.3 “Installation Requirements” for Automatic Sprinkler Systems and/or your local jurisdiction fire department.

(e) At least one portable fire extinguisher having a rating of not less than 20-B:C units shall be provided on all tank trucks or other vehicles used for transporting and/or dispensing flammable or combustible liquids.

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

HISTORY

1. Amendment filed 10-9-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 43).

2. Amendment of subsection (d), including new Note, filed 7-23-2013; operative 10-1-2013 (Register 2013, No. 30).

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