Agricultural Operations

Standards

Agricultural operations are addressed in specific standards for agriculture and general industry. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to agricultural operations.

OSHA Standards
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
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1910 Subpart H - Hazardous Materials

1910.111, Storage and handling of anhydrous ammonia.

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1910 Subpart J - General Environmental Controls

1910.142, Temporary labor camps.

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1910.145, Specifications for accident prevention signs and tags.

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1910 Subpart R - Special Industries

1910.266, Logging operations.

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1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1910.1027, Cadmium.

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1910.1200, Hazard Communication.

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1910.1201, Retention of DOT markings, placards and labels.

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Agriculture (29 CFR 1928)
Agriculture (29 CFR 1928)
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1928 Subpart A - General

1928.1, Purpose and scope

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1928 Subpart B - Applicability of Standards

1928.21, Applicability of Standards in 29 CFR Part 1910

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1928 Subpart C - Roll-Over Protective Structures

1928.51, Roll-over protective structures (ROPS) for tractors used in agricultural operations.

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1928.52, Protective frames for wheel-type agricultural tractors -- test procedures and performance requirements.

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1928.53, Protective enclosures for wheel-type agricultural tractors -- test procedures and performance requirements.

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1928 Subpart D - Safety for Agricultural Equipment

1928.57, Guarding of farm field equipment, farmstead equipment, and cotton gins.

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1928 Subpart I - General Environmental Controls

1928.110, Field Sanitation.

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1928 Subpart M - Occupational Health

1928.1027, Cadmium

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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.

National Consensus Standards

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

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)