Part 7. Volatile Flammable Liquids of California Labor Code >> Division 5. >> Part 7.
"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.
"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.
The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board shall
adopt general orders pursuant to Section 6500, to make effective the
provisions of this part.
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