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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 1. General Physical Conditions and Structures Orders
Article 5. Window Cleaning
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§3289. Tools.

Extension tools over 6 feet long shall not be used to clean windows from a position above grade. Extension devices so used shall be secure to prevent inadvertent detachment of the brush or squeegee.

NOTE: Operations in proximity to high-voltage lines are restricted by High-Voltage Electrical Safety Orders, Article 37.

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


1. Editorial correction filed 10-7-83; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 83, No. 41).

2. Amendment filed 9-12-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 37).

3. Change without regulatory effect filed 9-23-88 (Register 88, No. 41).

4. Repealer of section 3289 and renumbering of section 3291 to section 3289 filed 3-9-93; operative 4-8-93 (Register 93, No. 11).

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