Code of Alabama - Title 25: Industrial Relations and Labor - Section 25-9-40 - Use of protective clothing, etc

Section 25-9-40 - Use of protective clothing, etc.

(a) Welders and helpers shall use proper shields or goggles to protect their eyes.

(b) Employees engaged in haulage operations and other persons employed around moving equipment on the surface and underground shall wear snug-fitting clothing.

(c) Protective gloves shall be worn when material which may injure the hands is handled, but gloves with gauntleted cuffs shall not be worn around moving equipment.

(d) Men exposed for short periods to gas, dust, fume, and mist inhalation hazards shall wear permissible respiratory equipment. When the exposure is for prolonged periods, other measures to protect workmen or to reduce the hazard shall be taken.

(Acts 1949, No. 207, p. 242, §67.)

Last modified: May 3, 2021