Chemical Reactivity Hazards

Standards

Chemical reactivity hazards are addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry and construction. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to chemical reactivity hazards.

OSHA Standards
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
Related Information

1910 Subpart H - Hazardous Materials

1910.106, Flammable liquids.

Related Information

1910.119, Process safety management of highly hazardous chemicals.

Related Information

1910.120, Hazardous waste operations and emergency response.

Related Information

1910 Subpart L - Fire Protection

1910.156, Fire brigades.

Related Information

1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1910.1200, Hazard Communication.

Related Information

1910.1450, Occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals in laboratories.

Related Information
Construction (29 CFR 1926)
Construction (29 CFR 1926)
Related Information

1926 Subpart D

1926.59, Hazard Communication.

Related Information

1926.64, Process safety management of highly hazardous chemicals. For requirements as they pertain to construction work, follow the requirements in 29 CFR 1910.119.

Related Information

1926.65, Hazardous waste operations and emergency response.

Related Information
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.

Preambles to Final Rules
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.

Other Federal Standards

Department of Transportation (DOT)

  • 49 CFR 105-177, Subtitle B--Other Regulations Relating to Transportation

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • 40 CFR 68, Chemical Accident Prevention Provisions. Includes a list of regulated substances and thresholds, the petition process for adding or deleting substances to/from the list of regulated substances, the requirements for owners or operators of stationary sources concerning the prevention of accidental releases, and approved state accidental release prevention programs.