- Safety and Health Topics
- Dry Cleaning
This section highlights OSHA standards and letters of interpretation (official letters of interpretation of the standards) related to dry cleaning.
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
- 1910 Subpart Z, Toxic and hazardous substances [related topic page]
Letters of Interpretation
- The situations under which dry cleaning establishments would be covered by the bloodborne pathogens standard. (February 27, 1996).
- Cleaning of police uniforms as specified by bloodborne pathogens standard. (April 19, 1993).
- Preservation of criminal evidence and acceptability of dry cleaning under 29 CFR 1910.1030. (January 26, 1993).
- Use of air-purifying respirators in dangerous concentrations of gases or vapors. (January 10, 1990).
- Application of 1910.120 to the construction of a building where the ground water would be classified as hazardous waste. (August 15, 1989).
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.