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Where, in accordance with the proviso to subclause (2) of regulation 4 of these regulations, spray coating is performed in any place other than a booth or in accordance with a certificate of exemption issued by the Chief Inspector, the occupier shall:
(a)
Provide every person engaged in spray coating with such protective clothing, including face masks and respirators, as will afford those persons adequate protection from the substance used in the process:
(b)
If any other person is employed or working within [6 m] of the spray coating process, so screen the process as to afford adequate protection to that person from the substance used in the process, or provide that person with such protective clothing, including face masks and respirators, as will give him equivalent protection:
(c)
Cause the air in that place to be changed at a rate equal to not less than 20 times an hour for the period commencing with the beginning of the process and ending 15 minutes after the end of the process:
Provided that this provision shall not apply where spray coating is performed in accordance with paragraph (a) of subclause (2) of regulation 4 of these regulations or in accordance with a certificate of exemption issued by the Chief Inspector.

History Note - Regulations of New Zealand

Regulation 6(b) was amended, as from 29 August 1975, by reg 2(1) Spray Coating Regulations, Amendment No 1 (SR 1975/221), by substituting the expression “6 m” for the expression “20 ft”.

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