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Standards

This section highlights OSHA standards, directives (instruction to OSHA staff), and letters of interpretation (official letters of interpretation of the standards) related to medical and first aid.

General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
Related Information
Subpart K – Medical and First Aid 1910.151, Medical services and first aid
Subpart R – Special Industries 1910.266, Logging operations. See paragraph (d)(2) for information related to First-aid kits. See Appendix A for information related to First-aid kits (Mandatory). See Appendix B for information related to First-aid and CPR training (Mandatory).
1910.269, Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution. See paragraph (b) for information related to Medical services and first aid.
Subpart T – Commercial Diving Operations 1910.421, Pre-dive procedures.
Maritime (29 CFR 1915, 1917, 1918)
Related Information
1915 Subpart F 1915.87, Medical services and first aid.  
1917 Subpart B – Marine Terminal Operations 1917.26, First aid and lifesaving facilities.
1918 Subpart I 1918.97, First aid and lifesaving facilities. (See Appendix V of this part).
Construction (29 CFR 1926)
Related Information
Subpart C – General Safety and Health Provisions 1926.23, First aid and medical attention.
Subpart D – Occupational Health and Environmental Controls 1926.50, Medical services and first aid.
Additional Directives

Note: The "Directives" bullets above link to directives related to each OSHA standard. The directives in this list provide additional information that is not necessarily connected to a specific OSHA standard highlighted on this Safety and Health Topics page.

Additional Letters of Interpretation

Note: The “Letters of interpretation” bullets above link to letters related to each OSHA standard. The letters in this list provide additional information that is not necessarily connected to a specific OSHA standard highlighted on this Safety and Health Topics page.

State Standards

There are 28 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.

State Standards

There are 28 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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