Wash. Admin. Code § 296-835-12040 - Control ignition sources

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

(1) You must make sure the vapor areas and adjacent areas do not have any:
(a) Open flames.
(b) Spark producing devices.
(c) Heated surfaces hot enough to ignite vapors.
(2) You must use explosion-proof wiring and equipment in the vapor area.

Reference: Electrical wiring and equipment has to meet the requirements of the applicable hazardous (classified) location. See Hazardous (classified) locations, WAC 296-24-95613. Electrostatic equipment has specific electrical requirements. See WAC 296-835-13010.

(3) You must prohibit smoking in any vapor area. Post an easily seen "NO SMOKING" sign near each dip tank.

Notes

Wash. Admin. Code § 296-835-12040
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, § 296-835-12040, filed 7/17/02, effective 10/1/02.

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