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Combustible waste or refuse shall be properly stored or disposed of to prevent unsafe conditions.
Burning debris shall not be dumped at a waste disposal site except at a remote location on the site where fire extinguishment can be accomplished before compacting, covering, or other disposal activity is carried out. (See Section 10.10 for additional guidance.)
Vehicles or conveyances used to transport combustible waste or refuse over public thoroughfares shall have all cargo space covered and maintained tight enough to ensure against ignition from external fire sources and the scattering of burning and combustible debris that can come in contact with ignition sources.
Transporting burning waste or refuse shall be prohibited.
Rubbish containers kept outside of rooms or vaults shall not exceed 40.5 ft3 (1.15 m3) capacity.
Containers exceeding a capacity of 51/3 ft3 [40 gal (0.15 m3)] shall be provided with lids.
Nonmetallic rubbish containers exceeding a capacity of 51/3 ft3 [40 gal (0.15 m3)] shall be manufactured of materials having a peak rate of heat release not exceeding 300 kW/m2 at a flux of 50 kW/m2 when tested in the horizontal orientation, at a thickness as used in the container but not less than of 0.25 in. (6 mm), in accordance with ASTM E1354, Test Method for Heat and Visible Smoke Release Rates for Materials and Products Using an Oxygen Consumption Calorimeter.
The requirement of 188.8.131.52 shall not apply to structures meeting all of the following requirements:
Occupancies exclusively performing commercial rubbish handling or recycling shall maintain rubbish or product to be processed or recycled in one of the following ways: