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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 10. Gas Systems for Welding and Cutting
Article 82. Stationary Automatic Acetylene Generators

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§4810. Drain Connection.

Unless otherwise specifically approved, generators shall not be fitted with continuous drain connections leading to sewers but shall discharge through an open connection into a suitably vented outdoor receptacle or residue pit which may have such connections.

NOTE: An open connection for the sludge drawoff is desirable to enable the generator operator to observe leakage of generating water from the drain valve or sludge cock.

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


1. Amendment filed 7-16-76; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 76, No. 29).

2. Amendment filed 6-12-87; operative 7-12-87 (Register 87, No. 26).

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