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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 501. Rules and Regulations Governing the Construction and Maintenance of Migrant Labor Camps
9/21/2020

12VAC5-501-340. Storage of Hazardous Materials.

Agricultural pesticides or toxic chemicals shall be stored in secure, partitioned areas that are separate from food and living quarters. Pesticide storage areas shall be at least 100 feet from existing wells or surface water unless barriers or environmental safeguards are present that will prevent contamination of groundwater or surface water from a discharge. The entry to the pesticide storage area shall be clearly marked indicating that pesticides or hazardous materials are stored within. When not in use, the pesticide storage area shall be locked to minimize the unauthorized entry into the storage area. Water and personal protective equipment, as required on the labels of the stored pesticides, shall be available for employee protection in the event of a discharge or other emergency.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-211 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 22, Issue 03, eff. January 1, 2006.

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