Insofar as the processes of the sulfate and soda operations are similar to those of the sulfite processes, the standard of paragraphs (g) (1) through (17) of this section shall apply.
Quick operating showers, bubblers, etc., shall be available for emergency use in case of caustic soda burns.
Heavy-duty pipe, valves, and fittings shall be used between digester and blow pit. These shall be inspected at least semiannually to determine the degree of deterioration and repaired or replaced when necessary, in accordance with American National Standards B31.1—1955, B31.1a—1963, B31.1.0—1967, and B31.2—1968.
Smelt-dissolving tanks shall be covered and the cover kept closed, except when samples are being taken.
Smelt tanks shall be provided with vent stacks and explosion doors, in accordance with American National Standard Z9.1—1951.
Rotary tenders, smelter operators, and those cleaning smelt spouts shall be provided with eye protection equipment (fitted with lenses that filter out the harmful rays emanating from the light source) when actively engaged in their duties, in accordance with American National Standard Z87.1—1968.