13 NCAC 06 .0515             FIRE PREVENTION

(a)  Open Fires. The use of open fires for comfort heating for miners shall be prohibited.

(b)  Storage and Use of Oxygen, Etc. Oxygen, oxyacetylene and oxyhydrogen or electric welding, burning and cutting equipment shall be placed under the charge of a competent person or persons, as defined in 30 CFR Parts 56.2 and 57.2, who shall be responsible for its safe storage and use.

(c)  Acetylene Storage and Use. Acetylene cylinders shall be secured vertically and shall be handled with extreme caution. Acetylene shall not be used at pressures higher than 15 pounds (6.8 kilograms) per square inch (6.452 square centimeters).


History Note:        Authority G.S. 74‑24.4(a);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 30, 1977;

Amended Eff. August 1, 1994;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 22, 2018.