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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 10. Gas Systems for Welding and Cutting
Article 86. Manifolding of Cylinders to Headers for Shop Pipe Line Supply Systems and Pressure Reducing Regulators and Hose

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§4838. Pressure Regulators.

(a) Regulators or automatic reducing valves shall be used only for the gas and at the pressure for which they are intended. Defective oxygen and fuel gas pressure regulators, including their gauges, shall not be used.

(b) When regulators or parts of regulators, including gauges, need repair, the work shall be performed by skilled mechanics who have been properly instructed.

(c) Gauges on oxygen regulators shall be marked "USE NO OIL."

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


1. Amendment filed 5-16-75; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 75, No. 20).

2. Editorial correction (Register 80, No. 12).

3. New NOTE filed 6-12-87; operative 7-12-87 (Register 87, No. 26).

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