• Part Number:
  • Part Number Title:
    Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Shipyard Employment
  • Subpart:
    1915 Subpart B
  • Subpart Title:
    Confined and Enclosed Spaces and Other Dangerous Atmospheres in Shipyard Employment
  • Standard Number:
  • Title:
    Warning signs and labels.
  • GPO Source:

Employee comprehension of signs and labels. The Employer shall ensure that each sign or label posted to comply with the requirements of this subpart is presented in a manner that can be perceived and understood by all employees.


Posting of large work areas. A warning sign or label required by paragraph (a) of this section need not be posted at an individual tank, compartment or work space within a work area if the entire work area has been tested and certified: not safe for workers, not safe for hot work, and if the sign or label to this effect is posted conspicuously at each means of access to the work area.

[59 FR 37816, July 25, 1994]