13 NCAC 06 .0519 SAFETY SHOWERS AND EYE WASH FOUNTAINS
Safety showers and eye wash fountains shall be provided, operable, and easily accessible to all areas where a hazard exists from hazardous chemical splashes and spills. ("Hazardous chemical" is defined as a chemical for which there is statistically significant evidence based on at least one study conducted in accordance with established scientific principles that acute or chronic health effects may occur in exposed employees.)
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.