Sec. 49. Personal Protective Equipment. - The following requirements shall be applicable for personal protective equipment:

a. Personal protective equipment and or protective barriers shall be provided whenever substances, radiations or mechanical irritants are encountered in a
manner capable of causing any pathological change or injury or impairment in functions of any part of the body through skin and or mucous membrane absorption.

b. Personal protection equipment which shall include respiratory protectors and other accessories shall be fitted to each exposed worker when necessary.

c. X-ray film badges or pocket desimeters should be worn by workers who, during their course of work are unavoidably exposed to even a small amount of radiation.

d. Supervisors and employees shall familiarize themselves with the use,proper sanitary care and storage of this equipment.

Sec.50. Health Services. - Medical services shall be provided to all employees in accordance with existing laws and the rules and regulations prescribed by the

CHAPTER VIII - Public Swimming or Bathing Places

Sec. 51. Sanitary Permits. - No public swimming and bathing places shall be operated for public use without a sanitary permit issued by the Secretary or his duly
authorized representative.

Sec. 52. Protection of Customers. - To protect the health and safety of persons who use them, the Department shall promulgate:

a. Rules and regulations concerning:

1. Correct sanitary practices for persons swimming or bathing to prevent the transmission of communicable diseases:

2. Correct sanitary procedures for personnel working in those places to maintain their adequate sanitation and cleanliness of accessories used by customers.

3. Adequate number of trained personnel and necessary equipment needed for life-saving and rescue work.

4. Post conspicuous signs to warn the public of the presence of artificial or natural hazards; and

b. Standards and criteria concerning:

1. Sanitary structural requisites for swimming pools and bath houses to prevent pollution of their waters and to facilitate sanitation maintenance;

2. Sanitary structural standards for appurtenances, such as toilets, shower baths and dressing rooms to eliminate the risk of infection;

3. Methods of determining the sanitary quality of water, particularly that which is used in swimming pools; and

4. Criteria to be used in the limitation of swimming or bathing loads of swimming pools in accordance with the type of water treatment applied.

Sec. 53. Responsibility of the Local Health Authority. - The local health authority concerned shall:

a. Inspect the state of sanitation of public swimming or bathing places;

b. Ascertain if their personnel are examined regularly for the presence of any infections or contagious disease;

c. Enforce rules and regulation of the Department under this Chapter; and

d. Recommend to the Department the revocation of their permits when it is deemed necessary for the protection public health.

CHAPTER IX - Rest Areas, Bus Terminals, Bus Stops and Service Stations

Sec. 54. Rest areas, bus terminals, bus stops and service station areas with one or more permanent sheds, buildings and service facilities for the convenience
and personal necessities of the traveling public.

a. Rest areas, bus terminals, bus stops and service stations shall be established with ample area to prevent overcrowding of motor vehicles and travelers.

b. They shall be provided with adequate ventilation and lighting and away from sources of nuisance.

c. Safe and adequate water supply shall be provided in accordance with the provisions of Chapter II of this Code.

d. Excreta and sewage collection and disposal shall be provided in accordance with the provisions of Chapter XVII of this Code.'
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