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Subchapter 20. Tunnel Safety Orders
Article 7. First Aid
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§8421. First-Aid Training.

All supervisors and at least one employee on each crew shall have a valid certificate in first-aid training from the American Red Cross, Mine Safety and Health Administration, or equivalent training program that can be verified by documentary evidence.

NOTE: The bloodborne pathogens standard, Section 5193 of the General Industry Safety Orders does not apply to the underground construction industry (Tunneling), however, the employer is required to train designated first-aid providers in the hazards of bloodborne pathogens.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 142.3 and 7997, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 142.3 and 7997, Labor Code.


1. Amendment of section and new Note filed 3-5-96; operative 4-4-96 (Register 96, No. 10).

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