Exposure limits. The carbon monoxide content of the atmosphere in a room, building, vehicle, railcar
or any enclosed space shall be maintained at not more than 50 parts per million (ppm) (0.005%) as an eight hour average area level and employees shall be removed
from the enclosed space if the carbon monoxide concentration exceeds a ceiling of 100 ppm (0.01%).
Testing. Tests to determine carbon monoxide concentration shall be made when necessary to ensure that
employee exposure does not exceed the limits specified in paragraph (a) of this section.
Instrumentation. Tests for carbon monoxide concentration shall be made by designated persons using gas
detector tube units certified by NIOSH under 30 CFR Part 11 or other measuring instruments whose accuracy is as great or greater.
Records. A record of the date, time, location and results of carbon monoxide tests shall be available
for at least thirty (30) days.
[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]