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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders

Group 26. DIVING AND PRESSURIZED WORKSITE OPERATIONS

ARTICLE 154. PRESSURIZED WORKSITE OPERATIONS

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§6075. General Provisions.


(a) No work, where persons are employed in compressed air, shall be started until 7 days after the firm, corporation, commission, or person undertaking such work has notified, in writing, the Division of such contemplated work.

(b) The employer shall ensure that a competent person, who is familiar with these and other applicable safety orders, is present at the work site at all times when employees are required to work in a compressed air environment.

(c) Employees who are exposed to or control the exposure of others to hyperbaric conditions shall be trained in hyperbaric related physics and physiology, recognition of pressure related injuries, and how to avoid discomfort during compression.


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

 HISTORY 
   
1. New section filed 4-4-2006; operative 5-4-2006 (Register 2006, No. 14).

2. New subsection (c) filed 3-10-2010; operative 4-9-2010 (Register 2010, 
No. 11).

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