WAC 296-835-120: Additional requirements for dip tanks using flammable liquids or liquids with flashpoints greater than 199.4°F (93°C)

Link to law: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=296-835-120
Published: 2015

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Additional requirements for dip tanks using flammable liquids or liquids with flashpoints greater than 199.4°F (93°C).









Summary. IMPORTANT: This section applies to: • Flammable liquids or liquids with flashpoints greater than 199.4°F (93.3°C) or higher if you: – Heat the liquid – 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: 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 in the vapor area and adjacent area WAC 296-835-12040
Provide safe wiring and electrical equipment where the liquid can drip or splash WAC 296-835-12045
HOUSEKEEPING 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 system for dip tanks is safe WAC 296-835-12065. [Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060 and 29 C.F.R. 1910 Subpart Z. WSR 14-07-086, § 296-835-120, filed 3/18/14, effective 5/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].040, and [49.17].050. WSR 02-15-102, § 296-835-120, filed 7/17/02, effective 10/1/02.]