(a) Waste materials, including liquids, shall not accumulate in
quantities that could create a fire hazard.
(b) Until disposed of properly, waste or rags containing flammable or
combustible liquids that could create a fire hazard shall be placed in
covered metal containers or other equivalent containers with flame
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