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The following provisions of Division 5, Part 1, Chapter 2, of the California Labor Code, 1969 Edition, are applicable to all employments:
"Section 6401. Every employer shall furnish and use safety devices and safeguards, and shall adopt and use practices, means, methods, operations, and processes which are reasonably adequate to render such employment and place of employment safe. Every employer shall do every other thing reasonably necessary to protect the life and safety of employees."
"Section 6406. No person shall do any of the following:
"(a) Remove, displace, damage, destroy or carry off any safety device, safeguard, notice, or warning, furnished for use in any employment or place of employment.
"(b) Interfere in any way with the use thereof by any other person.
"(c) Interfere with the use of any method or process adopted for the protection of any employee, including himself, in such employment or place of employment.
"(d) Fail or neglect to do every other thing reasonably necessary to protect the life and safety of employees."
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