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Subchapter 4. Construction Safety Orders
Article 3. General
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§1510. Safety Instructions for Employees.

(a) When workers are first employed they shall be given instructions regarding the hazards and safety precautions applicable to the type of work in question and directed to read the Code of Safe Practices.

(b) The employer shall permit only qualified persons to operate equipment and machinery.

(c) Where employees are subject to known job site hazards, such as, flammable liquids and gases, poisons, caustics, harmful plants and animals, toxic materials, confined spaces, etc., they shall be instructed in the recognition of the hazard, in the procedures for protecting themselves from injury, and in the first aid procedure in the event of injury.

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


1. Amendment filed 5-21-75; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 75, No. 21).

2. Repealer and new section filed -27-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 40).

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