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Standards

Cleaning Industry hazards are addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to the cleaning industry.

Frequently Cited Standards

OSHA maintains a listing of the most frequently cited standards for specified 6-digit North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes. Please refer to OSHA’s Frequently Cited OSHA Standards page for additional information. For Janitorial Services, use NAICS code 561720 in the NAICS search box.

OSHA Standards
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
Related Information
Subpart F – Powered Platforms, Manlifts, and Vehicle-mounted Work Platforms 1910.66, Powered platforms for building maintenance
Subpart G – Occupational Health and Environment Control 1910.94, Ventilation
1910.95, Occupational noise exposure
  • Topic page
  • Directives
  • Federal Register notices
  • Letters of interpretation
  • Memorandums of understanding
  • Settlement agreements
  • Subpart H – Hazardous Materials 1910.106, Flammable liquids
    1910.119, Process safety management of highly hazardous chemicals
    1910.120, Hazardous waste operations and emergency response
    Subpart I – Personal Protective Equipment
    1910.133, Eye and face protection
    1910.135, Head protection
    1910.136, Foot protection
    1910.137, Electrical protective devices
    1910.138, Hand protection
    Subpart N – Materials Handling and Storage 1910.178, Powered industrial trucks
    Subpart S – Electrical
    Subpart Z – Toxic and Hazardous Substances 1910.1000, Air contaminants
    1910.1001, Asbestos
    1910.1025, Lead
    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.

    National Consensus

    Note: These are NOT OSHA regulations. However, they do provide guidance from their originating organizations related to worker protection.

    ISSA

    • 1101, Cleaning Industry Management Standard

    ASTM International

    • E1971-05, Standard Guide for Stewardship for the Cleaning of Commercial and Institutional Buildings
    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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