Grain Handling

Standards

This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to grain handling.

OSHA Standards
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
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1910 Subpart D - Walking-Working Surfaces

1910.22, General requirements.

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1910.28, Duty to have fall protection and falling object protection.

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1910 Subpart F - Powered Platforms, Manlifts, and Vehicle-Mounted Work Platforms

1910.68, Manlifts.

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1910 Subpart H - Hazardous Materials

1910.111, Storage and handling of anhydrous ammonia.

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1910 Subpart R - Special Industries

1910.272, Grain handling facilities. OSHA has completed a Section 610 review (also known as a "Lookback review") of the Grain Handling Facilities Standard (29 CFR 1910.272), and issued a final report. OSHA regularly reviews existing standards to determine whether the standards should be maintained without change, rescinded or modified.

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1910 Subpart S - Electrical

1910.307, Hazardous (classified) locations.

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1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1910.1000, Air contaminants.

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1910.1000 TABLE Z-1, TABLE Z-1 Limits for Air Contaminants.

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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.

Additional Federal Register notices

Note: The notices in this list provide additional information that is not necessarily connected to a specific OSHA standard highlighted on this Safety and Health Topics page.

Additional Directives

Note: The directives in this list provide additional information that is not necessarily connected to a specific OSHA standard highlighted on this Safety and Health Topics page.

Additional Letters of Interpretation

Note: The letters in this list provide additional information that is not necessarily connected to a specific OSHA standard highlighted on this Safety and Health Topics page.

National Consensus Standards

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

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

  • A17, Elevator and Escalator Safety Package. Includes the following:
    • A17.1, Handbook on Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators
    • A17.2, Guide for Inspection of Elevators, Escalators, and Moving Walks
    • A17.3, Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators
    • A17.4, Guide for Emergency Personnel
    • A17.5, Elevator and Escalator Electrical Equipment