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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 3. General Plant Equipment and Special Operations
Article 19. Automotive Lifts
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§3546. Air, Oil Tank Construction and Installation.

(a) Every oil tank used for liquid storage under pressure, not an integral part of the cylinder assembly, shall be constructed for a working pressure of not less than 200 pounds per square inch, in accordance with the provisions of the ASME Code for Pressure Vessels, as required by the Unfired Pressure Vessel Safety Orders of the Division.

(b) Every air, oil storage or surge tank which is to be completely buried in earth or concrete shall be protected from corrosion with an effective corrosion resistant coating or equivalent method of protection.

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


1. Amendment filed 10-8-76; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 76, No. 41).

2. Amendment filed 10-15-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 44).

3. Amendment of section heading and section filed 6-28-2005; operative 7-28-2005 (Register 2005, No. 26).

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