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January 7, 1982

 

 

MEMORANDUM FOR: PATRICK TYSON
 
FROM: R. HAYS BELL
 
SUBJECT: Evaluation of Winchester Industries Portable Lights for Use in Ship Repair Work

 


My staff has reviewed and evaluated the material presented to us and our comments are as follows:

 

 

Both Maritime Standards, 29 CFR 1915.12(f) and 29 CFR 1915.24(b)(7), state that the U.S. Bureau of Mines is an authorized agency to approve explosion proof lights.

The U.S. Bureau of Mines approved the lights in question on August 17, 1972 and submitted Report BM-506.

 


This office would, therefore, consider these particular Winchester Industry Lights as permissible.

 

 

Archive Notice - OSHA Archive

NOTICE: This is an OSHA Archive Document, and may no longer represent OSHA Policy. It is presented here as historical content, for research and review purposes only.