- Part Number:1915
- Part Number Title:Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Shipyard Employment
- Subpart:1915 Subpart C
- Subpart Title:Surface Preparation and Preservation
- Standard Number:
- Title:Chemical paint and preservative removers.
- GPO Source:
When using flammable paint and preservative removers, precautions shall be taken in accordance with the requirements of § 1915.36.
When using chemical paint and preservative removers which contain volatile and toxic solvents, such as benzol, acetone and amyl acetate, the provisions of § 1915.32 shall be applicable.
When using paint and rust removers containing strong acids or alkalies, employees shall be protected by suitable face shields to prevent chemical burns on the face and neck.
[47 FR 16986, Apr. 20, 1982; 61 FR 26351, May 24, 1996]