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Subchapter 14. Petroleum Safety Orders--Drilling and Production
Article 11. Drainage, Housekeeping and Leakage Control
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§6540. Leakage and Spill Control.

Sources of leaks and spills which occur shall be repaired immediately or as the operation permits. Where a hazard to employees exists, and repairs can not be immediately made, the hazard shall be isolated and/or guarded and only those employees necessary to mitigate the hazard shall be permitted in the area.

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


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

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