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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, letters of interpretation (official interpretation of the standards), and other federal standards related to motor vehicle safety.

OSHA

Agriculture (29 CFR 1928)

  • 1928 Subpart C, Employee operating instruction
    • 1928.51, Roll-over protective structures (ROPS) for tractors used in agricultural operations.

Marine Terminals (29 CFR 1917)

Letters of Interpretation

Other Federal

Note: These are NOT OSHA regulations. However, they do provide guidance from their originating organizations related to worker protection.

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)

  • 29 CFR Part 500 Subpart D, Motor Vehicle Safety and Insurance for Transportation of Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers, Housing Safety and Health for Migrant Workers, Volume: 3, (July 1, 2012). The following are topics related to vehicle safety:
    • 500.100, Vehicle safety obligations. Motor Vehicle Safety
    • 500.101, Promulgation and adoption of vehicle standards
    • 500.102, Applicability of vehicle safety standards
    • 500.103, Activities not subject to vehicle safety standards
    • 500.104, Department of Labor standards for passenger automobiles and station wagons and transportation of seventy-five miles or less
    • 500.105, DOT standards adopted by the Secretary

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)

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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