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Chapter 3.2. California Occupational Safety and Health Regulations (CAL/OSHA)
Subchapter 1. Regulations of the Director of Industrial Relations
Article 2. Advance Notice of Inspections
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§331.2. Time of Advance Notice.

The lapse of time between advance notice and the inspection shall not exceed a minimum that is consistent with the reason for such notice. In no instance will advance notice be given more than 24 hours prior to the scheduled inspection or investigation except in unusual circumstances, where imminent danger exists or where practical considerations mandate a longer period.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 54, 55 and 6321, Labor Code. Reference: Section 6321, Labor Code.


1. Renumbering and amendment of former Section 331.2 to Section 331.1 and renumbering and amendment of former Section 331.3 to Section 331.2 filed 12-28-84; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 84, No. 52). For prior history, see Register 79, No. 9.

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