02 NCAC 34 .0812             FUMIGATION REQUIREMENTS FOR VAULTS: TANKS: CHAMBERS: ETC.

(a)  Each special room, vault, tank, chamber, or other similar structure being maintained or used for fumigation shall be so located, constructed, and ventilated that when in operation or being ventilated the chamber or said structure of similar design shall not constitute a danger to the health or life of human beings and domestic animals.

(b)  Fumigation enclosures as set forth in this Rule shall be locked during the fumigation period.

(c)  Each special room, vault, tank, chamber, or other similar structure shall be gas‑tight.  When any escape or leakage of a fumigant from a special room, vault, tank, chamber or other similar structure is discovered, no further fumigation operations shall be conducted, unless and until such escape or leakage of said fumigant from such structure shall be properly and effectively corrected.

(d)  A permanent warning notice of the same designed specified in Rule .0810(b) of this Section shall be securely and conspicuously attached on the outside of every door or other entrance to said special room, vault, tank, chamber, or other similar structure.

(e)  No guard, watchman or official notice of fumigation shall be necessary when fumigation is conducted in special rooms, vaults, tanks, chambers, or structures of similar design, provided all other applicable precautionary measures and requirements are observed.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑65.29;

Eff. July 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. November 22, 1977;

Amended Eff. August 1, 1980.