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Subchapter 15. Petroleum Safety Orders--Refining, Transportation and Handling
Article 5. Fire and Explosions
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§6780. Transfer of Flammable Liquids by Air Displacement.

Compressed air shall not be used to transfer flammable liquids from one tank or container to another tank or container, including the blowing out of pipe lines or blow cases to free them of flammable liquids or vapors.

EXCEPTION: Flammable liquids while they are being processed;

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


1. Amendment of section heading and text and new NOTE filed 9-6-94; operative 10-6-94 (Register 94, No. 36).

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