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| Standard Number:||1910.106(d)(5)(vi)(e)|
September 2, 1975
Mr. E.F. Makin
Manager-Plant Security & Safety
Piper Aircraft Corporation
Lock Haven, Pa. 17745
Dear Mr. Makin:
Your letter dated August 20 regarding storage of flammable liquids was referred to this office for reply.
The "obstructions" mentioned in 29 CFR [1910.]106(d)(5)(vi)(e) are those that would impede the flow of water from sprinklers or hose streams when combating fires. Space between containers of flammable liquids and a wall is required only when the material is subject to expansion when wet with water. Metal containers of flammable liquids do not require a wall aisle.
David H. Rhone
Assistant Regional Director for
Occupational Safety and Health
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