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Botulism

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Standards

There are currently no specific OSHA standards for botulism and emergency response activities as a result of a bioterrorist attack. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to Botulism.

OSHA Standards
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
Related Information
Subpart H – Hazardous Materials 1910.120, Hazardous waste operations and emergency response. The emergency response requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(q) apply to hazardous substance releases.
Subpart I – Personal Protective Equipment 1910.132, General requirements
Subpart J – General Environmental Controls 1910.141(h), Food handling
1910.142(i), Construction and operation of kitchens, dining hall, and feeding facilities.
Construction (29 CFR 1926)
Related Information
Subpart D – Occupational Health and Environmental Controls 1926.51(d), Food handling
State Standards

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.

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