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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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§3547. Working Area Under Lifts.

(a) No slots or abrupt recesses in excess of 2 1/4 inches in width (unless closable by integral hinged flat covers) or raised floor obstructions for re-- ceiving the lift frame and rails shall be permitted in the floor under the lift.

NOTE: The floor may be recessed to receive the rails providing the slope into the lowest part of the recess does not exceed 1 inch in 4 inches and provided also the inclined surfaces are constructed and surfaced so as to reduce slipping hazards.

(b) Floor surfaces under the lift shall be kept reasonably free of oil or grease to minimize the slipping hazards.

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


1. Editorial correction (Register 76, No. 41).

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

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