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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 10. Gas Systems for Welding and Cutting
Article 83. Portable Automatic Acetylene Generators

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§4815. General.

(a) Portable generators shall not be used within 10 feet of combustible material other than the floor.

(b) Portable generators shall not be used in rooms of total volume less than 35 times the total gas generating capacity per charge of all generators in the room.

No portable generator shall be used in a room with a ceiling less than 10 feet in height.

(c) Portable generators shall be protected against freezing. The use of salt or other corrosive chemicals to prevent freezing is prohibited.

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


1. Amendment of subsections (a) and (c) filed 6-12-87; operative 7-12-87 (Register 87, No. 26).

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