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# Standard Interpretations
1 2012 - 02/16/2012 - Reiteration of OSHA policy on unguarded sweep augers.
2 2011 - 05/16/2011 - Clarification of the Applicability of 29 CFR 1910.272(g) or (h) During Grain Storage Structure Entry Operations.
3 2011 - 05/16/2011 - Clarification on when a worker may be inside a grain storage bin while a sweep auger is operating.
4 2008 - 09/29/2008 - Grain handlers and engulfment hazards; procedures for unguarded sweep augers.
5 2005 - 02/08/2005 - Questions regarding the Permit-Required Confined Space standard, 1910.146, and the Grain Handling standard, 1910.272.
6 1997 - 09/09/1997 - Testing electrical resistance of grain elevator conveyor belts.
7 1996 - 09/11/1996 - Voluntary safety and health audits under the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
8 1996 - 04/02/1996 - Revised Grain Handling Standard: Guidance to Compliance Officers.
9 1995 - 06/19/1995 - Concern regarding the Hazard Information Bulletin.
10 1993 - 06/03/1993 - Industries involved in peanut production.
11 1992 - 01/06/1992 - Grain Handling Facilities - Inspection Guidance and Standard.
12 1991 - 10/08/1991 - Grain handling facilities.
13 1991 - 07/29/1991 - Grain Handling Facilities Standard.
14 1991 - 07/11/1991 - Manufacturer Supplying Halon 1301 Systems for Fire and Explosion Suppression.
15 1991 - 05/30/1991 - Grain elevator inspection activities.
16 1991 - 04/03/1991 - Location of excessive temperature sensors in the grain industry
17 1991 - 04/01/1991 - Use of X-Pac as an explosion suppression system
18 1990 - 11/15/1990 - The type and quantity of rescue equipment that is required and whether a provision for outside rescue teams can be used in conjunction with an in-house rescue plan.
19 1989 - 12/01/1989 - Temperature control devices for use in the grain elevator industry.
20 1988 - 10/20/1988 - Grain Handling Standard, analytical requirements for percentage of fugitive dust and % combustible dust.
21 1980 - 07/22/1980 - Small town grain elevators.

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