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Title 29Subtitle BChapter XVIIPart 1926Subpart E → §1926.107


Title 29: Labor
PART 1926—SAFETY AND HEALTH REGULATIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION
Subpart E—Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment


§1926.107   Definitions applicable to this subpart.

(a) Contaminant means any material which by reason of its action upon, within, or to a person is likely to cause physical harm.

(b) Lanyard means a rope, suitable for supporting one person. One end is fastened to a safety belt or harness and the other end is secured to a substantial object or a safety line.

(c) Lifeline means a rope, suitable for supporting one person, to which a lanyard or safety belt (or harness) is attached.

(d) O.D. means optical density and refers to the light refractive characteristics of a lens.

(e) Radiant energy means energy that travels outward in all directions from its sources.

(f) Safety belt means a device, usually worn around the waist which, by reason of its attachment to a lanyard and lifeline or a structure, will prevent a worker from falling.

[44 FR 8577, Feb. 9, 1979]

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