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Whenever the head of any office or department determines that clothing, gloves, or other protective covering not required to be worn by an employee in the normal course of his assigned duties, is necessary for the protection of the health or safety of the personnel of his office or department, he may within the limits of budgeted funds, purchase such protective covering in accordance with Charter procedures. All such purchases shall be reported by the requisitioning office or department head within one week after such purchase to the Chief Administrative Officer. The Chief Administrative Officer shall prescribe rules regulating such purchases to insure that they shall be within budgeted appropriations and that the protective covering so purchased shall be necessary, suitable and devoted to use for County purposes.
(Added by Ord. No. 1971 (N.S.), adopted 11-10-59; amended by Ord. No. 10711 (N.S.), effective 2-11-21)