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Autobody Repair and Refinishing

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Autobody Repair and Refinishing


Autobody repair and refinishing is addressed in specific OSHA standards for the general industry. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to autobody repair and refinishing.

OSHA Standards

Frequently Cited Standards

OSHA maintains a listing of the most frequently cited standards for specified 2-6-digit North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes. Please refer to OSHA's Frequently Cited OSHA Standards page for additional information. For Automotive Repair and Maintenance use NAICS code 8111 in the NAICS search box.

Other Highlighted Standards

General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
Related Information
Subpart H – Hazardous Materials 1910.106, Flammable liquids
1910.107, Spray finishing using flammable and combustible materials
Subpart I – Personal Protective Equipment 1910.132, General requirements
1910.134, Respiratory protection
Subpart J – General Environmental Controls 1910.147, The control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout)
Subpart L – Fire Protection 1910.157, Portable fire extinguishers
Subpart O – Machinery and Machine Guarding 1910.215, Abrasive wheel machinery
Subpart S – Electrical 1910.303, General
1910.305, Wiring methods, components, and equipment for general use
Subpart Z – Toxic and Hazardous Substances 1910.1200, Hazard communication.
State Standards

There are 28 OSHA-approved State Plans, operating state-wide occupational safety and health programs. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as OSHA's and may have different or more stringent requirements.

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