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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 3. Citation, Notice, Special Order, Order to Take Special Action, Notice of No Violations After Investigation: Procedures

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§332.2. Issuance of Special Order.

If upon inspection or investigation the Division determines that an unsafe condition, device, or place of employment poses a threat to the health and safety of an employee which cannot be made safe under existing standards or orders of the Standards Board the Division may issue a special order.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 54, 55 and 6308, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 6305 and 6308, Labor Code.


1. Repealer of former Section 332.1 and renumbering and amendment of former Section 332.2 to Section 332.1 filed 12-28-84; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 84, No. 52). For prior history, see Register 75, No. 10.

2. Renumbering and amendment of former Section 332.1 to Section 332.3 and new Section 332.1 filed 9-19-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 38).

3. Renumbering of former Section 332.2 to Section 332.3, and renumbering of former Section 332.1 to Section 332.2 filed 1-15-87; effective upon filing pursuant to Government Code Section 11346.2(d) (Register 87, No. 3). For history of former Section 332.2, see Register 75, No. 10.

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