Cadmium

Standards

Requirements to protect workers from cadmium exposure are addressed in specific OSHA standards covering general industry, maritime, construction, and agriculture. This section highlights various OSHA standards and documents related to cadmium.

OSHA Standards
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
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1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1910.1027, Cadmium. Applies to general industry worksites and worksites covered by 1910.16 (longshoring and marine terminals), unless specified otherwise.

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Maritime (29 CFR 1915, 1917, 1918)
Maritime (29 CFR 1915, 1917, 1918)
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1915 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1915.1027, Cadmium Applies to shipyard employment the standard requirements identical to those set forth in 29 CFR 1910.1027.

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Construction (29 CFR 1926)
Construction (29 CFR 1926)
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1926 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1926.1127, Cadmium.

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Agriculture (29 CFR 1928)
Agriculture (29 CFR 1928)
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1928 Subpart M - Occupational Health

1928.1027, Cadmium Applies to agriculture worksites the standard requirements identical to those set forth in 29 CFR 1910.1027

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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.

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