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Subchapter 18. Ship Building, Ship Repairing and Ship Breaking Safety Orders
Article 7. Welding, Cutting and Heating

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§8393. Manifolds and Hose Connections.

(a) Fuel gas and oxygen manifolds shall be placed in safe and accessible locations in the open air. They shall not be located within enclosed spaces.

(b) Manifold hose connections shall be such that hose cannot be interchanged between manifolds carrying different substances.

(c) The use of adaptors to permit the interchange of hose is prohibited.

(d) Hose connections shall be kept free of grease and oil.

(e) All air cocks used at hose connections on compressed air lines shall be of the self-bleeding type.

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


1. Amendment filed 10-31-75; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 75, No. 44).

2. Amendment filed 1-22-88; operative 2-21-88 (Register 88, No. 6).

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