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Cotton Dust

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Standards

Cotton dust hazards are addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to cotton dust.

OSHA Standards

General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
Related Information
Subpart Z – Toxic and Hazardous Substances 1910.1000, Air contaminants
1910.1043, Cotton dust
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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