- Part Number:1917
- Part Number Title:MARINE TERMINALS
- Subpart:1917 Subpart B
- Subpart Title:Marine Terminal Operations
- Standard Number:
- Title:Fumigants, pesticides, insecticides and hazardous preservatives (see also §1917.2 Hazardous cargo, material, substance or atmosphere).
- GPO Source:
Persons entering a space containing a hazardous atmosphere shall be protected by respiratory and emergency protective equipment meeting the requirements of subpart E of this part; and
Persons entering a space containing a hazardous atmosphere shall be instructed in the nature of the hazard, precautions to be taken, and the use of protective and emergency equipment. Standby observers, similarly equipped and instructed, shall continuously monitor the activity of employees within such a space.
Signs shall be clearly posted where fumigants, pesticides or hazardous preservatives have created a hazardous atmosphere. These signs shall note the danger, identify specific chemical hazards, and give appropriate information and precautions, including instructions for the emergency treatment of employees affected by any chemical in use.
[48 FR 30909, July 5, 1983, as amended at 49 FR 28551, July 13, 1984; 61 FR 5507, Feb. 13, 1996; 62 FR 40141, July 25, 1997; 65 FR 40938, June 30, 2000]
[48 FR 30909, July 5, 1983, as amended at 49 FR 28551, July 13, 1984; 61 FR 5509, Feb. 13, 1996; 62 FR 40197, July 25, 1997]