Wash. Admin. Code § 296-835-120 - Additional requirements for dip tanks using flammable liquids or liquids with flashpoints greater than 199.4°F (93°C)

Current through Register Vol. 21-18, September 15, 2021

Summary.

IMPORTANT: This section applies to flammable liquids or liquids with flashpoints greater than 199.4°F (93.3°C) or higher if you:

(1) Heat the liquid; and
(2) Dip a heated object in the tank.

Reference: Store flammable liquids or liquids with a flashpoint greater than 199.4°F (93°C) in accordance with WAC 296-24-330, in the general safety and health standards.

Your responsibility: Safeguard employees working with dip tanks containing flammable liquids or liquids with a flashpoint greater than 199.4°F (93°C).

You must meet the requirements...

in this section:

Construction

Include additional safeguards when constructing dip tanks

WAC 296-835-12005

Provide overflow pipes

WAC 296-835-12010

Provide bottom drains

WAC 296-835-12015

Fire Protection

Provide fire protection in the vapor area

WAC 296-835-12020

Provide additional fire protection for large dip tanks

WAC 296-835-12025

Electrical Wiring and Equipment and Sources of Ignition

Prevent static electricity sparks or arcs when adding liquids to a dip tank

WAC 296-835-12035

Control ignition sources

WAC 296-835-12040

Keep the area around dip tanks clear of combustible material and properly dispose of waste

WAC 296-835-12050

Heating Liquid

Make sure heating the liquid in your dip tanks does not cause a fire

WAC 296-835-12055

Heat Drying

Make sure a heating system used for drying objects does not cause a fire

WAC 296-835-12060

Conveyors

Make sure the conveyor systems are safe

WAC 296-835-12065

Notes

Wash. Admin. Code § 296-835-120
Amended by WSR 14-07-086, filed 3/18/14, effective 5/1/14 Amended by WSR 17-18-075, Filed 9/5/2017, effective 10/6/2017

Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].040, and[49.17].050 . 02-15-102, § 296-835-120, filed 7/17/02, effective 10/1/02.

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