- Safety and Health Topics
- Cotton Dust
Cotton dust hazards are addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to cotton dust.
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
|Subpart Z – Toxic and Hazardous Substances||1910.1000, Air contaminants|
|1910.1043, Cotton dust|
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.