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1 General Industry DigestGeneral Industry DigestOSHA 2201-08R 2015 Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 To assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women; by authorizing enforcement of the standards developed under the Act; by assisting and encouraging the states in their efforts to assure safe and healthful working conditions; by providing for research, information, education, and training in the field of Occupational Safety and Health . This publication provides a General overview of standards-related topics. This publication does not alter or determine compliance responsibilities which are set forth in OSHA standards, and the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
2 Moreover, because interpretations and enforcement policy may change over time, for additional guidance on OSHA compliance requirements, the reader should consult current administrative interpretations and decisions by the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission and the contained in this publication is in the public domain and may be reproduced, fully or partially, without permission. Source credit is requested but not information will be made available to sensory-impaired individuals upon request. Voice phone: (202) 693-1999; teletypewriter (TTY) number: 1-877-889-5627. General Industry Department of LaborOccupational Safety and Health AdministrationOSHA 2201-08R20154 Occupational Safety AND Health ADMINISTRATIONF orewordThe summary of General Industry Safety and Health standards contained in this booklet are to aid employers, supervisors, workers, Health and Safety committee members, and Safety and Health personnel in their efforts toward achieving compliance with OSHA standards in the this Digest does not contain a summary of all the General Industry Safety and Health standards, the ones presented here are the standards most frequently cited.
3 And which cover particularly hazardous situations. The standards are grouped by subject matter, followed by the reference to the appropriate standard. With few exceptions, the standards in this Digest are from Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part American National Standards InstituteASME American Society of Mechanical EngineersSDS Safety Data Sheetsppb parts per billionppm parts per millionPPE Personal Protective EquipmentPEL Permissible Exposure LimitSECAL S eparate Engineering Control Air LimitSTEL Short-term Exposure LimitTWA Time-weighted AverageTSD Treatment, Storage, and DisposalVPP Voluntary protection ProgramsThis booklet is only a Digest of basic applicable standards.
4 It should in no way be considered a substitute for any provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, or for any standards promulgated under the Act. The requirements contained herein have been summarized and are abbreviated. The appropriate source standards are noted at the end of each paragraph; the CFR should be consulted for a more complete explanation of the specific standards listed. General Industry Digest 5 ContentsInjury and Illness Prevention Programs 10 Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards 13 General Industry Standards 14 General Duty Clause (Pub. Law 91-596 Section 5(a)(1)) 14 Fatality, Injury and Illness Information 14 Recording and Reporting Occupational Fatalities, Injuries and Illnesses 14 Walking-Working Surfaces 15 Aisles and Passageways 15 Dockboards 15 Floors.
5 General Conditions 16 Floor Loading Limit 16 Guarding Openings and Holes 16 Housekeeping 17 Fixed Ladders 17 Portable Ladders 18 Railings 19 Toeboards 19 Scaffolds 20 Skylights 20 Fixed Industrial Stairs 21 Means of Egress 21 Emergency Action Plans 21 Exits
6 22 Occupational Health and Environmental Controls 23 Nonionizing radiation (Electromagnetic radiation ) 23 Noise Exposure 23 Local/Exhaust Ventilation 25 Sanitation 26 Change Rooms 26 Drinking Water 266 Occupational Safety AND Health ADMINISTRATIONE ating and Drinking Areas 27 Showers 27 Toilets 27 Confined Spaces 28 Permit-Required Confined Spaces 28 Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout)
7 29 Hazardous Materials 31 Compressed Gas Cylinders 31 Oxygen-fueled Gas 31 Acetylene 31 Compressed Gases 31 Hydrogen 31 Nitrous Oxide 32 Oxygen 32 Dip Tanks Containing Flammable or Combustible Liquid 32 Explosives and Blasting Agents 33 Flammable Liquids 33 Containers and Portable Tank Storage 34 Boilers 35 Pressure Vessels (Boilers)
8 35 Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response 36 Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals 38 Spray-Finishing Operations 40 Hazardous Agents 41 Air Contaminants 41 Asbestos 42 Bloodborne Pathogens 43 Benzene 451,3-Butadiene 46 Cadmium 48 Chromium (VI)
9 49 Ethylene Oxide 51 Formaldehyde 52 Lead 54 General Industry Digest 7 Methylene Chloride 56 Methylenedianiline 57 Hazard Communication 59 Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories 61 ionizing radiation 62 DOT Markings.
10 Placards and Labels 63 Personal Protective Equipment 63 Eye and Face protection 65 Eyewash/Drench Shower 65 Foot protection 66 Head protection 67 Respiratory protection 67 Fall protection 69 medical Services 71 medical Records and Employee Exposure Records 71 medical