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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 10. Gas Systems for Welding and Cutting
Article 85. Service Piping for All Gases

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§4823. Acetylene Piping.


(a) Employers must comply with NFPA 51 A Standard for Acetylene Cylinder Charging Plants 2006 Edition which is hereby incorporated by reference.

(b) When employers can demonstrate that the facilities, equipment, structures, or installations used to generate acetylene or to charge (fill) acetylene cylinders were installed prior to February 16, 2006, these employers may comply with the provisions of NFPA 51A Standard for Acetylene Cylinder Charging Plants, 2001 Edition which is hereby incorporated by reference.

(c) The provisions of subsection (b) also apply when the facilities, equipment, structures, or installations used to generate acetylene or to charge (fill) acetylene cylinders were approved for construction or installation prior to February 16, 2006, but constructed and installed on or after that date.

NOTE: For additional information on acetylene piping systems, see CGA G-1.2-2006, Acetylene Metering and Piping, Third Edition.

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

HISTORY

1. Amendment filed 7-16-76; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 76, No. 29).

2. Amendment filed 6-12-87; operative 7-12-87 (Register 87, No. 26).

3. Editorial correction of printing error (Register 2002, No. 39).

4. Repealer and new section filed 7-1-2010; operative 7-1-2010 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Labor Code section 142.3(a)(3) (Register 2010, No. 27).

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