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Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR) - Table of Contents
• Part Number: 1918
• Part Title: Safety and Health Regulations for Longshoring
• Subpart: J
• Subpart Title: Personal Protective Equipment
• Standard Number: 1918.103
• Title: Head protection.
• GPO Source: e-CFR


1918.103(a)
The employer shall ensure that each affected employee wears a protective helmet when working in areas where there is a potential for injury to the head from falling objects.
1918.103(b)(1)
The employer must ensure that head protection complies with any of the following consensus standards:
1918.103(b)(1)(i)
American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z89.1-2009, "American National Standard for Industrial Head Protection," incorporated by reference in Sec. 1918.3;
1918.103(b)(1)(ii)
American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z89.1-2003, "American National Standard for Industrial Head Protection," incorporated by reference in Sec. 1918.3; or
1918.103(b)(1)(iii)
American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z89.1-1997, "American National Standard for Personnel Protection--Protective Headwear for Industrial Workers--Requirements," incorporated by reference in Sec. 1918.3.
1918.103(b)(2)
Head protection devices that the employer demonstrates are at least as effective as head protection devices that are constructed in accordance with one of the above consensus standards will be deemed to be in compliance with the requirements of this section.
1918.103(c)
Previously worn protective hats shall be cleaned and disinfected before issuance by the employer to another employee.

[62 FR 40141, July 25, 1997; 74 FR 46361, Sept. 9, 2009; 77 FR 37600, June 22, 2012]

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