Basic Steel Products

Standards

Exposures to hazards present in steel operations are addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to basic steel products.

OSHA Standards

Frequently Cited Standards

  1. 1910.178, Powered industrial trucks [related topic page]
  2. 1910.179, Overhead and gantry cranes [related topic page]
  3. 1910.147, The control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout) [related topic page]
  4. 1910.22, General requirements (Walking/working surfaces)
  5. 1910.28, Duty to have fall protection and falling object protection

OSHA maintains a listing of the most frequently cited standards for specified 6-digit North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes. Please refer to OSHA’s Frequently Cited OSHA Standards page for additional information. For Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing and Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel, use NAICS code 3311 and 3312 in the NAICS search box.

Other Highlighted Standards

General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
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1910 Subpart D - Walking-Working Surfaces

1910.22, General requirements.

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1910 Subpart F - Powered Platforms, Manlifts, and Vehicle-Mounted Work Platforms

1910.66, Powered platforms for building maintenance.

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1910 Subpart G - Occupational Health and Environmental Control

1910.94, Ventilation.

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1910 Subpart H - Hazardous Materials

1910.109, Explosives and blasting agents.

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1910.119, Process safety management of highly hazardous chemicals.

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1910 Subpart I - Personal Protective Equipment

1910.132, General requirements.

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1910 Subpart J - General Environmental Controls

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1910 Subpart L - Fire Protection

1910.157, Portable fire extinguishers.

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1910 Subpart N - Materials Handling and Storage

1910.184, Slings.

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1910 Subpart O - Machinery and Machine Guarding

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1910 Subpart Q - Welding, Cutting and Brazing

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1910 Subpart R - Special Industries

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1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1910.1026, Chromium (VI).

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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.

Additional Directives

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.