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Subchapter 20. Tunnel Safety Orders
Article 17. Transportation and Haulage
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§8482. Places of Refuge.

(a) In all areas of tunnels where mechanical rail haulage is employed and the lack of clearance becomes a hazard to foot traffic, places of refuge affording a clearance of at least 2 feet between the widest portion of the car or train shall be provided at intervals of not more than 200 feet and at all permanent work stations.

(b) Every place of refuge shall be kept free of debris and readily accessible.

(c) Every place of refuge shall be made readily visible by contrasting lights or other effective means.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 142.3 and 7997, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 142.3 and 7997, Labor Code.


1. Amendment of subsections (a) and (b) and new Note filed 3-5-96; operative 4-4-96 (Register 96, No. 10).

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