13 ncac 07F .0203          occupational health and environmental controls

Subpart D -- Occupational Health and Environmental Controls:

Addition to 29 CFR 1926.54, Nonionizing radiation, after subpart (a) to read:

"(a1) This standard shall apply to all direct or reflected laser equipment except unmodified Class I equipment maintained in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations.  Class I equipment is defined as intrinsically safe lasers having less than 0.001 milliwatt power and lasers which cannot create eye damage if viewed accidentally or which present no direct ocular hazard, diffuse ocular hazard or fire hazards."


History Note:        Authority G.S. 95-131; 150B-21.6;

Recodified from 13 NCAC 07F .0201(2) Eff. December 17, 2007;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 1, 2016.