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Subchapter 14. Petroleum Safety Orders--Drilling and Production
Article 55. Blowout Prevention

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§6691.1. Controls for Manually Operated Blowout Preventers.

(a) Operating controls shall be located not closer than twelve feet (12') from the center line of the well bore and not closer than ten feet (10') from the drilling fluid circulating ditch or pit.

(b) All controls shall be located where they can be operated from ground level or an access platform shall be provided.

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

HISTORY

1. New section filed 7-20-59; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 59, No. 12).

2. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 5-8-95; operative 6-7-95 (Register 95, No. 19).

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