This information is provided free of charge by the Department of Industrial Relations from its web site at www.dir.ca.gov. These regulations are for the convenience of the user and no representation or warranty is made that the information is current or accurate. See full disclaimer at http://www.dir.ca.gov/od_pub/disclaimer.html.

Subchapter 20. Tunnel Safety Orders
Article 9. Emergency Plan and Precautions

Return to index
New query

§8426. Emergency Plan.

(a) Every employer shall prepare a general plan of action for use in time of emergency.

(b) The plan shall outline the duties and responsibilities of each key person so that each will know what is expected of him/her should a fire, explosion or other emergency occur.

(c) The plan shall be posted conspicuously on the safety bulletin board and in the project office. In addition all employees both surface and underground shall be informed of the plan, and each employee shall be told what is expected of him/her in case of explosion, fire, or other emergency. Copies of the plan shall be given to the local fire or designated off-site rescue teams and the Division.

(d) The plan shall include such items as maps, ventilation controls, fire fighting equipment, rescue procedures, evacuation plans, and communications.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 142.3 and 7997, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 142.3 and 7997, Labor Code.

HISTORY

1. Amendment of section and new Note filed 3-5-96; operative 4-4-96 (Register 96, No. 10).

Go BackGo Back to Tunnel Safety Orders, Article 9 Table of Contents