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# Directives
1 1981 - 06/30/1981 - STD 01-12-027 [STD 1-12.27] - Applicable Standards As They Pertain to Iron Workers and Mechanical Power Presses
2 1978 - 10/30/1978 - STD 01-12-007 [STD 1-12.7] - 29 CFR 1910.217 and 29 CFR 1910.212; Applicability of Platen Presses
# Federal Registers
1 2008 - 09/18/2008 - Tree Care Operations - 73:54118-54123
2 1999 - 10/12/1999 - Draft Revisions to the Voluntary Protection Programs To Provide Safe and Healthful Working Conditions - 64:55390-55403
3 1999 - 10/06/1999 - Proposed Policy Statement Concerning the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Use of Voluntary Employer Safety and Health Self-Audits. - 64:54358-54361
4 1973 - 05/11/1973 - Machine Guarding - 38:12405
# Standard Interpretations
1 2012 - 08/22/2012 - Speed-Sensing Machine Guards
2 2012 - 05/08/2012 - Guarding machines on moveable benches and pedestals
3 2008 - 05/16/2008 - Guarding and the use of abrasive wheels in CNC contouring machines.
4 2006 - 12/28/2006 - Application of the Lockout/Tagout standard to die-setting activities and other machine setup operations.
5 2006 - 08/25/2006 - Several questions regarding OSHA's LOTO and Bakery standards 29 CFR 1910.147 and 1910.263.
6 2006 - 01/18/2006 - Interlock requirements for access door(s) of trash compactor.
7 2005 - 08/24/2005 - Lockout/tagout requirements for servicing manually-controlled vertical/horizontal milling machine and drill press tool changes.
8 2005 - 07/07/2005 - Machine guarding and exposure to hazards from robotic laundry shuttles.
9 2005 - 02/08/2005 - Use of the European Norms and European Community machinery directive to comply with the 1910.212 "General [guarding] requirements for all machines."
10 2004 - 03/25/2004 - Use of laser guarding devices for hydraulic press brakes.
11 2004 - 02/11/2004 - Use of laser guarding systems with hydraulic press brakes.
12 2003 - 08/21/2003 - Maximum permissible guard openings for blade guards on cooling fans.
13 2003 - 05/13/2003 - OSHA machine guarding standards and the ISO/IEC standards adopted under the GATT; National Emphasis Program on Amputations.
14 1999 - 11/15/1999 - Guarding/hazards of using woodcutting sawblades on a cut-off machine.
15 1996 - 09/04/1996 - Machine anchoring requirements as it may apply to the dental polishing lathes.
16 1996 - 08/01/1996 - Clarification of employers' use of floor fans.
17 1996 - 03/29/1996 - Machine Guarding Standard.
18 1995 - 05/15/1995 - The adequate guarding of a process pump.
19 1994 - 12/20/1994 - Machine-guarding requirements.
20 1994 - 09/20/1994 - Standard 1910.212 in regards to its applicability to guard an area above the ram/piston on a vertical hydraulic downstroke/trash compactor.
21 1993 - 09/17/1993 - "Eyelet" and "four-slide" machines are covered by 1910.212.
22 1993 - 06/14/1993 - Applicability of the Machine Guarding and Lockout/Tagout standards to printing presses.
23 1993 - 04/20/1993 - Machine guarding requirements as it applies to centrifuges.
24 1993 - 04/15/1993 - Tabletop centrifuges designed for use in physician offices and laboratories.
25 1993 - 04/14/1993 - Interlock requirements for centrifuges.
26 1992 - 11/19/1992 - Compliance policy on unguarded rotary knives used in poultry processing industries.
27 1992 - 09/16/1992 - Printing Presses: requirements for normal production and servicing operations.
28 1992 - 03/25/1992 - Are Seybolt Cutter subject to machine guarding requirements.
29 1992 - 01/08/1992 - Whether or not guards are required for fan blades on an electrical transformer.
30 1992 - 01/07/1992 - Guarding of Unused portion of metal cutting bandsaws.
31 1991 - 11/07/1991 - Concerning power press brake operations.
32 1991 - 09/12/1991 - Machine guarding for the food processing industry.
33 1990 - 09/07/1990 - Feasibility of Guarding ESCO Swaging Presses.
34 1990 - 07/10/1990 - Radial saw guards and table saw guarding systems.
35 1990 - 05/24/1990 - Solid State Electronic AC Motor Brakes.
36 1990 - 05/23/1990 - Guarding of machinery in bowling centers.
37 1987 - 10/07/1987 - Safeguarding of Metal Cutting Do-All Saw at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard.
38 1986 - 08/08/1986 - The safe use of portable, compressed-air-actuated, fastener driving tools (staple guns).
39 1986 - 07/23/1986 - Power Presses of the Powder Metal Industry.
40 1986 - 05/27/1986 - Safeguarding of power press brakes and a definition of "Safe Distance".
41 1986 - 04/20/1986 - Power Press Brakes.
42 1985 - 09/25/1985 - The use of Presense Sensing Device Initiation light curtains in regard to Mechanical Power Presses, Hydraulic Power Presses and Hydraulic Welding Presses.
43 1985 - 07/16/1985 - Standard applicable to two point suspension scaffolds and power platforms used in window cleaning and to hazards in refrigeration plants.
44 1985 - 07/12/1985 - Standard applicable to paper and plastic shredder machines.
45 1985 - 07/01/1985 - Guarding requirements for package tying machines.
46 1985 - 06/05/1985 - Machine safeguarding requirements apply to refuse industry balers, compactors, and garbage trucks.
47 1985 - 03/25/1985 - Applicability of 1910.212(a)(3)(ii) to Portable Pneumatic Powered Fastener Tools.
48 1984 - 03/22/1984 - Extent to which safety mats provide for compliance with OSHA regulations for machine guarding.
49 1983 - 06/10/1983 - The safeguarding of piece parts being worked on an outside diameter (O.D.) surface grinder.
50 1982 - 07/15/1982 - Letter concerning two pneumatic plier straightening presses.
51 1982 - 03/18/1982 - Public Law 91-596 pertains to workplace safety and health, and requires employers to provide employment free of recognized hazards and to comply with OSHA's regulations.
52 1982 - 01/28/1982 - Meat grinder standards.
53 1981 - 06/24/1981 - Guarding of Alligators Shears.
54 1981 - 06/09/1981 - Power press brakes.
55 1981 - 05/26/1981 - The manner in which OSHA provides for suitable applications of the ANSI B11.3 specification standard.
56 1981 - 05/19/1981 - Machine anchoring requirements.
57 1981 - 02/26/1981 - Evaluation of the operating, Servicing, and Safety Instructions developed by Black Brothers Company, Inc.
58 1981 - 02/13/1981 - National Policy on Guarding Roving Frames.
59 1980 - 12/15/1980 - Oil Rig Inspection.
60 1980 - 09/23/1980 - Power press brake used as a mechanical power press (punch press).
61 1979 - 05/14/1979 - Pneumatically operated staplers.
62 1978 - 11/16/1978 - The blade guard on the Biro All Purpose Cutter.
63 1978 - 02/22/1978 - Standards for mechanical power presses.
64 1978 - 02/14/1978 - Review of the safeguards provided on the Biro Meat Tenderizer and the Chopper (grinder) machines.
65 1977 - 10/11/1977 - The point of operation guarding on the Biro Power Meat Cutters (bandsaws).
66 1977 - 07/01/1977 - Point of Operation Guarding, As Applied To The Dvorak Model 314 Iron Worker.
67 1977 - 03/21/1977 - The point of operation hazard on power brakes.
68 1976 - 12/13/1976 - The guarding requirements for riveting machines.
69 1976 - 11/10/1976 - Displeasure with the procedures utilized by OSHA.
70 1976 - 09/29/1976 - Proposed modifications to the Biro All-Purpose Cutter.
71 1976 - 09/15/1976 - Clarification of 1910.212 and 1910.242 as applying to hand-type office paper cutters and sharp edged hand tools.
72 1976 - 05/20/1976 - Sewing machine guards.
73 1975 - 12/08/1975 - Clarification of head room requirements for emergency doors and machine guarding.
74 1975 - 07/17/1975 - The applicability of the standards to mechanical goods presses.
75 1975 - 07/14/1975 - Garb-el Food Waste Disposal Unit.
# Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR)
1 1910.212 - General requirements for all machines.

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