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• Record Type: Instruction
• Directive Number: TED 01-00-015
• Old Directive Number: TED 1-0.15A
• Title: OSHA Technical Manual (OTM)
• Information Date: 02/11/2014


DIRECTIVE NUMBER:13-03 (TED 01) EFFECTIVE DATE:February 11, 2014
SUBJECT:OSHA Technical Manual - Section II: Chapters 1 - 3


Purpose: This Notice provides updates to the technical basis for chemical exposure related inspections
Scope: OSHA-wide

References: OSHA Technical Manual - Section II: Sampling, Measurement Methods and Instruments
Cancellations: Section II: Chapter 4 - Sample Shipping and Handling

State Impact: None. For State reference only

Action Offices: OSHA Area Offices

Originating Office: Office of Science and Technology Assessment, Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management

Contact: Office of Science and Technology Assessment

By and Under the Authority of

Dr. David Michaels
Assistant Secretary

Executive Summary

These three chapters provide technical information and guidance to help Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs) evaluate chemical and some types of biological exposures in the workplace. The content is based on the previous versions of the chapters as well as currently available research publications, OSHA standards, and consensus standards.

Each chapter is divided into sections covering background information, instrumentation calculations and references.

Significant Changes

These chapters were restructured and updated to reflect current compliance needs. There were no policy changes.

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