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OSHA Standards

There are currently no substance specific OSHA health standards for composites. However, employees' exposure to chemicals used in the manufacture of composites or generated as byproducts of the manufacturing processes, are covered under 29 CFR 1910, Subpart Z. This section highlights some of the general OSHA standards related to composites.

OSHA Standards
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
Related Information
Subpart G – Occupational Health and Environment Control 1910.94, Ventilation
Subpart I – Personal Protective Equipment 1910.132, General requirements
Subpart Z – Toxic and Hazardous Substances 1910.1200, Hazard communication
Construction (29 CFR 1926)
Related Information
Subpart D – Occupational Health and Environmental Controls 1926.57, Ventilation
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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