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National Regulations and Industry Standards

Industry standards include background material and useful links to information on government regulations.

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

Below are a few links that provide information on the rulemaking process used to develop workplace health and safety standards.

Top 10 Most Accessed General Industry Standards

  1. Bloodborne Pathogens – 1910.1030
  2. Hazard Communication – 1910.1200
  3. Respiratory Protection – 1910.134
  4. Occupational Noise Exposure – 1910.95
  5. Powered Industrial Trucks – 1910.178
  6. Permit-required Confined Spaces – 1910.146
  7. Lockout/Tagout – 1910.147
  8. Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response – 1910.120
  9. Guarding Floor and Wall Openings and Holes – 1910.23
  10. Personal Protective Equipment – 1910.132

Select Part 1910 Occupational Safety and Health Administration Standards (OSHA)

For complete information visit the OSHA website.

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

ANSI provides active standards documents from accredited standards committees.

To enhance both the global competitiveness of U.S. business and the U.S. quality of life by promoting and facilitating voluntary consensus standards and conformity assessment systems, and safeguarding their integrity.

Available ANSI standards apply to the following topics:

  • Chemical 
  • Construction 
  • Electrical and electronic 
  • General 
  • Information Systems 
  • Mechanical 
  • Miscellaneous 
  • Nuclear 
  • Photography and motion pictures

Select American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Standards

  • ANSI Z535.1, ANSI Standards American National Standards Institute - Safety Color Code
  • ANSI Z535.2 and ANSI Z535.4, Product Safety Signs and Labels
  • ANSI Z117.1, Safety Requirements for Confined Spaces
  • ANSI Z244.1, For Personnel Protection- Lockout/Tagout of Energy Sources- Minimum Safety Requirements
  • ANSI A13.1, Scheme for the Identification of Piping Systems

To view standards information it must be purchased from ANSI. For additional information visit the ANSI website.

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