* Protective clothing.
* The employer shall provide and shall
require the wearing of special protective clothing for each employee
engaged in work where protective clothing is necessary.
* When necessary, protective clothing shall be cleaned and
disinfected before reissuance.
* Personal flotation devices (PFDs).
* The employer shall
provide and shall require the wearing of PFDs for each employee engaged
in work in which the employee might fall into the water.
PFDs (life preservers, life jackets, or work vests) worn by
each affected employee must be United States Coast Guard (USCG)
approved pursuant to 46 CFR part 160 (Type I, II, III, or V PFD) and
marked for use as a work vest, for commercial use, or for use on
* Personal flotation devices shall be maintained in safe
condition and shall be considered unserviceable when damaged in a
manner that affects buoyancy or fastening capability.
[62 FR 40141, July 25, 1997; 65 FR 40946, June 30, 2000]