OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 10 Fire and Explosion Hazards

Section 164 Contaminated clothing and skin

(1) If a worker’s clothing is contaminated with a flammable or combustible liquid, the worker must

(a) avoid any activity where a spark or open flame  may be created or exists,

(b) remove the clothing at the earliest possible time in a manner consistent with clause (a), and

(c) ensure that the clothing is decontaminated before it is used again.

(2) If a worker’s skin is contaminated with a flammable or combustible liquid, the worker must wash the skin at the earliest possible time.