What Is The Apprentice Exemption To Hazardous Orders?

All of the following conditions must be met in order to apply the exemption to Hazardous Occupation Orders numbers 5, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 17:

  • The apprentice is employed in a craft recognized as an apprenticeable trade.
  • The work of the apprentice in the occupation declared particularly hazardous is incidental to his/her training.
  • Such work is intermittent and for short periods of time and is under the direct and close supervision of a journeyman as a necessary part of such apprentice training.
  • The apprentice is registered by the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, U.S. Department of Labor, or BOLI’s Apprenticeship and Training Division.

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