Beryllium

Standards

Beryllium is addressed in OSHA standards for general industry, maritime, and construction. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to occupational exposures to beryllium.

OSHA Standards
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
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1910 Subpart G - Occupational Health and Environmental Control

1910.94, Ventilation.

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1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1910.1000, Air contaminants.

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1910.1000 TABLE Z-2, TABLE Z-2.

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1910.1024, Beryllium.

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Maritime (29 CFR 1915, 1917 and 1918)
Maritime (29 CFR 1915, 1917 and 1918)
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1915 Subpart C - Surface Preparation and Preservation

1915.34, Mechanical paint removers.

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1915 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1915.1000, Air contaminants.

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1915.1024, Beryllium.

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Construction (29 CFR 1926)
Construction (29 CFR 1926)
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1926 Subpart D

1926.55, Gases, vapors, fumes, dusts, and mists.

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1926.57, Ventilation.

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1926 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1926.1124, Beryllium.

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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.