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State Standards

Twenty-five states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands have OSHA-approved State Plans and have adopted their own standards and enforcement policies. For the most part, these states adopt standards that are identical to Federal OSHA. However, some states have adopted different standards applicable to this topic or may have different enforcement policies.

Lead hazards are addressed in specific standards for general industry, shipyard employment and the construction industry. This section highlights OSHA standards, preambles to final rules (background to final rules) and Federal Registers (rules, proposed rules, and notices).

General Industry (29 CFR 1910)

Shipyard Employment (29 CFR 1915)

Construction (29 CFR 1926)

Preambles to Final Rules
Federal Registers
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