N.Y. Labor Law Section 281
Fireproof receptacles

Every factory shall be provided with properly covered fireproof receptacles, the number, style and location of which shall be approved in the city of New York by the fire commissioner and elsewhere by the commissioner. There shall be deposited in such receptacles waste materials, cuttings and rubbish of an inflammable nature. No waste materials, cuttings or rubbish shall be permitted to accumulate on the floors of any factory but shall be removed therefrom not less than twice each day. All such waste materials, cuttings and rubbish shall be entirely removed from a factory building at least once a day, except that baled waste material may be stored in fireproof enclosures. All such baled waste material shall be removed from the building at least once a month.

Source: Section 281 — Fireproof receptacles, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/LAB/281 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

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