Cleaning Industry

Standards

Cleaning Industry hazards are addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to the cleaning industry.

OSHA Standards

Frequently Cited Standards

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 Janitorial Services, use NAICS code 561720 in the NAICS search box.

Other Highlighted Standards

General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
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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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1910.95, Occupational noise exposure.

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1910 Subpart H - Hazardous Materials

1910.106, Flammable liquids.

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1910.119, Process safety management of highly hazardous chemicals.

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1910.120, Hazardous waste operations and emergency response.

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1910 Subpart I - Personal Protective Equipment

1910.133, Eye and face protection.

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1910.135, Head protection.

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1910.136, Foot protection.

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1910.137, Electrical Protective Equipment.

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1910.138, Hand Protection.

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1910 Subpart N - Materials Handling and Storage

1910.178, Powered industrial trucks.

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1910 Subpart S - Electrical

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1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1910.1000, Air contaminants.

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1910.1001, Asbestos.

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1910.1025, Lead.

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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.

National Consensus Standards

Note: These are NOT OSHA regulations. However, they do provide guidance from their originating organizations related to worker protection.

ISSA

  • 1101, Cleaning Industry Management Standard

ASTM International

  • E1971, Standard Guide for Stewardship for the Cleaning of Commercial and Institutional Buildings