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Standards and Guidance

OSHA Standards

Important General Industry standards (29 CFR 1910) may also apply.

See Fire Protection or General Working Conditions for information specific to these standards.

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Federal Registers

Office of Maritime and Agriculture

The Office of Maritime and Agriculture was established specifically to address the unique hazards of the Maritime Industry. Their information page provides contact information and describes the functions of the individuals within this office.

Maritime Guidance Documents

For a listing of the Maritime-related Guidance Documents, see the OSHA Maritime Guidance Documents page.


*Accessibility Assistance: Contact OSHA's Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management at (202) 693-2300 for assistance accessing PDF materials.

All other documents, that are not PDF materials or formatted for the web, are available as Microsoft Office® formats and videos and are noted accordingly. If additional assistance is needed with reading, reviewing or accessing these documents or any figures and illustrations, please also contact OSHA's Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management at (202) 693-2300.

**eBooks - EPUB is the most common format for e-Books. If you use a Sony Reader, a Nook, or an iPad you can download the EPUB file format. If you use a Kindle, you can download the MOBI file format.

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