Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Agricultural Operations

Agricultural Operations
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Agricultural operations are addressed in specific standards for agriculture and general industry. This page also highlights directives, which are instructions for OSHA staff, and standard interpretations, which are official letters of interpretation of OSHA standards.

General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
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Subpart H – Hazardous Materials 1910.111, Storage and handling of anhydrous ammonia
Subpart J – General Environmental Controls 1910.142, Temporary labor camps
1910.145, Specifications for accident prevention signs and tags
Subpart R – Special Industries 1910.266, Logging operations
Subpart Z – Toxic and Hazardous Substances 1910.1027, Cadmium
1910.1200, Hazard communication
1910.1201, Retention of DOT markings, placards and labels
Agriculture (29 CFR 1928)
Related Information
Subpart A – General

1928.1, Purpose and scope

Subpart B – Applicability of Standards

1928.21, Applicability of standards in 29 CFR Part 1910

Subpart C – Roll-Over Protective Structures

1928.51, Roll-over protective structures (ROPS) for tractors used in agricultural operations

1928.52, Protective frames for wheel-type agricultural tractors -- test procedures and performance requirements

1928.53, Protective enclosures for wheel-type agricultural tractors -- test procedures and performance requirements

Subpart D – Safety for Agricultural Equipment

1928.57, Guarding of farm field equipment, farmstead equipment, and cotton gins

Subpart I – General Environmental Controls

1928.110, Field sanitation

Subpart M – Occupational Health

1928.1027, Cadmium

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.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
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