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Laser hazards are addressed in specific standards for the construction industry.

OSHA Standards

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.

This section highlights OSHA standards, directives (instructions for compliance officers), and letters of interpretation (official letters of interpretation of the standards) related to laser hazards.

Construction Industry (29 CFR 1926)

For additional information on specific state plans or other general standards, see the general industry Standards section.

Letters of Interpretation
Hazard Recognition

For information on controls, see the general industry Hazard Recognition section.

Possible Solutions

Many workers are unaware of the potential hazards in their work environment, which makes them more vulnerable to injury. The following references aid in recognizing and controlling laser hazards in construction.

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