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Employment; Prohibited under the age of 12   

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(a) Except as provided in subdivision (c) of Section 1394, no minor under the age of 12 years may be employed or permitted to work, or accompany or be permitted to accompany an employed parent or guardian, in an agricultural zone of danger. As used in this section, "agricultural zone of danger" means any or all of the following:

(1) On or about moving equipment.

(2) In or about unprotected chemicals.

(3) In or about any unprotected water hazard.

The Department of Industrial Relations may, after hearing, determine other hazards that constitute an agricultural zone of danger.

(b) Except for employment described in subdivision (a) of Section 1394, no minor under the age of 12 years may be employed or permitted to work, or accompany an employed parent or guardian, in any of the occupations declared hazardous for employment of minors below 16 years of age in Section 570.71 of Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations, as that regulation may be amended from time to time.

(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 1175, Sec. 7.)