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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 20. Flammable Liquids, Gases and Vapors
Article 136. Dip Tanks
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§5437. Flow Coat.

(a) Except as modified in this Section, all of the preceding requirements for dip tanks apply.

(b) All flow coat operations shall be within an effective noncombus-tible enclosure, adequately vented to the outside of building.

(c) All piping shall be strongly erected and rigidly supported.

(d) Paint shall be supplied by direct low pressure pumping arranged to automatically shut down by means of approved heat actuated devices, in case of fire, or paint may be supplied by a gravity tank not exceeding 10 gallons in capacity.

(e) The area of the sump and an areas on which paint flows shall be considered the area of dip tank for the purpose of interpreting these Orders.

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


1. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 12-19-78; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 79, No. 1).

2. Amendment of NOTE filed 12-5-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 51).

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