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Federal Directive Number: CPL 02-01-045
Date of Directive August 21, 2008

This instruction provides guidance on the application of OSHA General Industry standards to tree care and tree removal operations.

Equivalency Required Intention Required  


to Adopt



URL or Contact

AK No NA NA Additional Logging Standards. Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, (2008, July), available as a 516 KB PDF, 50 pages.
AZ Yes Yes 09/17/2008 NA

Chapter 4, Division of Industrial Safety. California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, Title 8 regulations.

CT* Yes Yes 10/16/2008 NA
HI Yes Yes 11/14/2008 NA
IA Yes Yes 09/04/2008 NA
IN Yes Yes Revision Pending NA
KY Yes No Revision Pending Chuck Stribling, CSP, OSH Federal-State Coordinator
Phone: (502) 564-3070
MD Yes Yes Revision Pending NA
  • PART 53: Tree Trimming and Removal. MIOSHA, STD-1137, (2005, June), available as a 132 KB PDF, 8 pages.
  • PART 51: Logging. MIOSHA, STD-1135, (2004, May), available as a 178 KB PDF, 12 pages.

John Brennan
Phone: (517) 322-1831

MN Yes No Revision Pending MNOSHA Compliance
Phone: (651) 284-5050
NC Yes Yes Revision Pending NA
NJ* Yes Yes Revision Pending NA
NM Yes Yes 09/04/2008 Citation Guidance Related to Tree Care and Tree Removal Operations. New Mexico Occupational Health and Safety Bureau (OHSB), Directive 08-11 (2008, September 4), available as a 343 KB PDF, 13 pages.
NV Yes Yes 01/03/2009 NA
NY* Yes Yes 10/01/2008 NA
  • Oregon Rules for Tree and Shrub Services. Oregon Administrative Rules, Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division, Subdivision R Special Industries, (1996, February 16), available as a 1 MB PDF, 18 pages.
  • Division 7, Forest Activities. Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Standards, Oregon Administrative Rules, Chapter 437, (2008, March).
    • Standards would apply.
PR Yes Yes 09/15/2008 NA
SC Yes Yes 11/17/2008 NA
TN Yes Yes 11/01/2008 NA
UT Yes Yes 10/01/2008 NA
VA No No NA Applicability of the Logging Standard, 1910.266, to Arborists. Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH), VOSH Program Directive 06-009, (2000, May 15), available as a 96 KB PDF, 3 pages.
VI* Yes Yes Revision Pending NA
VT Yes Yes 01/01/2009 NA
WA No NA NA Targeting WISHA Activities (General). WISHA Services Department of Labor and Industries, WISHA Regional Directive 2.10, (2001, May 2), available as a 166 KB PDF, 6 pages.
WY Yes Yes 11/03/2008 JD Danni, Program Manager
Phone: (307) 777-7786
Total 20 18    

* Plan covers State and local government employees only.

[Last updated: June 9, 2009]

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