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DIVISION 5. SAFETY IN EMPLOYMENT [6300 - 9104]

  ( Division 5 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )

PART 7. VOLATILE FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS [7800 - 7803]
  ( Part 7 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 922. )

7800.
  

“Volatile flammable liquids” as used in this part means any petroleum or liquid product of petroleum or natural gas having a flash point below 100 degrees Fahrenheit, and includes any petroleum or liquid product of petroleum or natural gas while at a temperature above its flash point. Flash points shall be as determined by means of the Tag Closed Tester, Designation D56-36 American Society for Testing Materials, or the Pensky-Martens Closed Tester, Designation D93-42 American Society for Testing Materials.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 922.)

7801.
  

“Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board” as used in this part means the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board of the Division of Occupational Safety and Health, Department of Industrial Relations, State of California.

(Amended by Stats. 1980, Ch. 676.)

7802.
  

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board shall adopt general orders pursuant to Section 6500, to make effective the provisions of this part.

(Amended by Stats. 1980, Ch. 676.)

7803.
  

Every employer who engages in any business requiring any employee to handle or use any volatile flammable liquid or to work in the close proximity of any such liquid in sufficient quantity and under conditions affording opportunity for the person or clothing becoming ignited shall provide adequate means of extinguishment whereby such employee may extinguish flames on his person or clothing.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 922.)

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