- Safety and Health Topics
- Battery Manufacturing
Battery manufacturing plants under federal jurisdiction are required to comply with specific OSHA standards for general industry. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to battery manufacturing.
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
|Subpart I – Personal Protective Equipment||1910.132, General requirements|
|1910.133, Eye and face protection|
|1910.134, Respiratory protection|
|1910.135, Head protection|
|1910.136, Foot protection|
|1910.138, Hand protection|
|Appendix A, Substance data sheet for occupational exposure to lead|
|Appendix B, Compliance guidelines for hazard assessment and personal protective equipment selection (Non-mandatory)|
|Subpart Z – Toxic and Hazardous Substances||1910.1025, Lead||
|1910.1200 Hazard communication||
Note: The "Directives" bullets above link to directives related to each OSHA standard. The directives in this list provide additional information that is not necessarily connected to a specific OSHA standard highlighted on this Safety and Health Topics page.
- Longshoring and Marine Terminals "Tool Shed" Directive. CPL 02-00-154, (July 31, 2012).
- OSHA Instruction; National Emphasis Program-Lead. CPL 03-00-0009, (August 14, 2008). Describes policies and procedures for implementing a national emphasis program to reduce occupational exposure to lead.
There are twenty-eight 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.