• Part Number:
    1915
  • Part Number Title:
    Occup. Safety and Health Standards for Shipyard Employment
  • Subpart:
    1915 Subpart F
  • Subpart Title:
    General Working Conditions
  • Standard Number:
  • Title:
    Retention of DOT markings, placards, and labels.
  • GPO Source:
1915.92(a)
Any employer who receives a package of hazardous material that is required to be marked, labeled, or placarded in accordance with the U.S. Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Regulations (49 CFR parts 171 through 180) shall retain those markings, labels, and placards on the package until the packaging is sufficiently cleaned of residue and purged of vapors to remove any potential hazards.
1915.92(b)
Any employer who receives a freight container, rail freight car, motor vehicle, or transport vehicle that is required to be marked or placarded in accordance with the U.S. Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Regulations shall retain those markings and placards on the freight container, rail freight car, motor vehicle, or transport vehicle until the hazardous materials are sufficiently removed to prevent any potential hazards.
1915.92(c)
The employer shall maintain markings, placards, and labels in a manner that ensures that they are readily visible.
1915.92(d)
For non-bulk packages that will not be reshipped, the requirements of this section are met if a label or other acceptable marking is affixed in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.1200, Hazard Communication.
1915.92(e)

For the purposes of this section, the term "hazardous material" and any other terms not defined in this section have the same definition as specified in the U.S. Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Regulations.

[67 FR 44543, July 3, 2002; 76 FR 24710, May 2, 2011]