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This page highlights OSHA requirements and directives (instructions for compliance officers), along with consensus standards and other related documents.
- Construction Industry (29 CFR 1926)
- Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines; Issuance of Voluntary Guidelines. 54 Fed. Reg. 3904 (Jan. 26, 1989) OSHA issued guidelines that consist of safety and health management practices used by employers to protect the safety and health of their employees.
- Search all available Federal Registers.
- Federal Agency Safety and Health Programs. FAP 01-00-003 [FAP 1.3], (1996, May 17). Identifies policies that are unique to Federal Agency Safety and Health Programs.
- Search all available directives.
- AIHA/ANSI Z10 2012. Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems. This voluntary consensus standard provides critical management systems requirements and guidelines for improvement of occupational health and safety.
- OHSAS 18001. OHSAS 18001 is an international occupational health and safety management system specification.
- Stakeholder Meeting Summaries. During the initial stage of the rulemaking process for the Injury and Illness Prevention Program standard, OSHA conducted five stakeholder meetings at various locations throughout the United States. The meetings were attended by safety and health professionals and other interested parties representing private industry, labor unions, government entities, and trade associations.
Note: Twenty-five states, plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands have OSHA-approved State Plans and have adopted their own standards and enforcement policies. For the most part, these States adopt standards that are identical to those of Federal OSHA. However, some States have adopted different standards applicable to this topic or may have different enforcement policies.