Asbestos hazards are addressed in specific standards for general industry, maritime, and construction. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to asbestos.
For information related to the construction, see the Asbestos - Construction page.
State Plan Standards
There are 29 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.
Note: 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.
- Shipyard Employment “Tool Bag” Directive. CPL 02-00-162, (May 22, 2019).
- OSHA's National Emphasis Program (NEP) on Shipbreaking. CPL 03-00-020, (March 07, 2016).