Safety and Health Information Bulletins (SHIBs)

A Brief Guide to Mold in the Workplace

(OSHA SHIB 10-10-2003 - 2003)
 (English: HTML
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Anaerobic Decomposition in Cooling Water Systems

(OSHA HIB 03-05-1990 - 1990)
 (English: HTML
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Asbestos-Automotive Brake and Clutch Repair Work

(OSHA SHIB 07-26-2006 - 2006)
 (English: PDF
)

Attaching an Unguarded Blowtorch Regulator to a Portable Propane Cylinder

(OSHA HIB 10-07-1996 - 1996)
 (English: HTML
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Automobile Air Bag Safety

(OSHA HIB 08-30-1990 - 1990)
 (English: HTML
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Avian Influenza Protecting Poultry Workers at Risk

(OSHA SHIB 12-13-2004 - 2004)
 (English: PDF
)

Avoiding Underground Utilities during Horizontal Directional Drilling Operations

(2018)
 (English: PDF
)

Bridge Inspection Aerial Platform

(OSHA HIB 12-31-1991 - 1991)
 (English: HTML
)

Cabinet Press Pinch Point Hazard

(OSHA HIB 07-16-2003 - 2003)
 (English: PDF
)

Calcium Hypochlorite (CaCl₂O₂)

(OSHA HIB 11-14-1991 - 1991)
 (English: HTML
)

Calibrating and Testing Direct-Reading Portable Gas Monitors

(OSHA HIB 09-30-2013 - 2013)
 (English: HTML
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Carbon Monoxide Explosion Hazards in Electric Arc Furnace Steelmaking Operations

(OSHA SHIB 12-04-2015 - 2015)
 (English: PDF
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Certification of Workplace Products by Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories

(OSHA SHIB 02-16-2010 - 2010)
 (English: PDF
)

Chemical Exposures from Industrial Valve and Piping Systems

(OSHA HIB 05-14-1996 - 1996)
 (English: HTML
)

Chemical Grain Fumigant

(OSHA SHIB 01-06-2015 - 2015)
 (English: HTML
)

Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Escape Respirators

(OSHA SHIB 08-29-2003 (A) - 2003)
 (English: PDF
)

Classification of Ammonium Perchlorate

(OSHA HIB 09-25-1991 - 2011)
 (English: HTML
)

Communication Tower Guy Anchor Corrosion

(OSHA HIB 06-12-1991 - 1991)
 (English: HTML
)

Compactor Rollover Hazard

(OSHA SHIB 09-29-2008 - 2008)
 (English: PDF
)

Compatibility of Personal Fall Protection System Components

(OSHA SHIB 09-22-2003 - 2003)
 (English: PDF
)

Condor Aerial Device Outrigger Failure - Time Manufacturing Company's Service Bulletin

(OSHA TIB 08-12-2002 - 2002)
 (English: PDF
)

Contracting Occupationally Related Psittacosis

(OSHA HIB 08-08-1994 - 1994)
 (English: HTML
)

Corrosion of Piping in Hydroprocessing Units

(OSHA HIB 07-29-1994 - 1994)
 (English: HTML
)

Crane Modifications

(OSHA HIB 04-19-1993 - 1993)
 (English: HTML
)

Crushing Hazards Associated with Dumpsters and Rear-loading Trash Trucks

(OSHA SHIB 12-09-2003 - 2003)
 (English: PDF
)

Deaths Involving the Inadvertent Connection of Air-line Respirators to Inert Gas Supplies

(OSHA SHIB 04-27-2004 - 2004)
 (English: PDF
)

Dimethylmercury

(OSHA HIB 02-15-1991 - 1991)
 (English: HTML
)

Disposal of Contaminated Needles and Blood Tube Holders Used for Phlebotomy

(OSHA SHIB 10-15-2003 - 2003)
 (English: PDF
)

Earth Boring Machines

(OSHA HIB 06-04-1990 - 1990)
 (English: HTML
)

Electric Hog Stunning Devices

(OSHA HIB 10-24-1990 - 1990)
 (English: HTML
)

Emergency Lowering Procedure for SKYJACK SJM Series Self-Propelled Mobile Work Platforms with Hydraulic Velocity Fuses

(OSHA HIB 5-23-2000 - 2000)
 (English: PDF
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Employees' Exposure to Possible Pinch Point Hazard on Skid Steer Loaders Equipped with Backhoe Attachments

(OSHA HIB 11-12-1986 - 1986)
 (English: HTML
)

Employees' Exposure to the Hazard of Being Struck or Run Over By the Wheels of Travel Lifts

(OSHA HIB 03-05-1986 - 1986)
 (English: HTML
)

Exposure to Hazards Associated with Temporary Enclosures

(OSHA TIB 05-30-2002 - 2002)
 (English: PDF
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Fire Hazard From Carbon Adsorption Deodorizing Systems

(OSHA HIB 07-30-1997 - 1997)
 (English: HTML
)

Fire Hazard of Polyurethane and Other Organic Foam Insulation Aboard Ships and in Construction

(OSHA HIB 05-10-1989 - 1989)
 (English: HTML
)

General Respiratory Protection Guidance for Employers and Workers

(OSHA HIB 2011 - 2011)
 (English: HTML
)

Guardrail System for Tunnel Form Stripping Platform

(OSHA SHIB 08-08-2006 - 2006)
 (English: PDF
)

Hazard of Laser Surgery Smoke

(OSHA HIB 04-11-1988 - 1988)
 (English: HTML
)

Hazard of Potential Sidewalk Grate System Failure

(OSHA SHIB 12-30-2004 - 2004)
 (English: PDF
)

Hazards Associated with All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) in the Workplace

(OSHA SHIB 08-03-2006 - 2006)
 (English: PDF
)

Hazards Associated with De-Watering of Pipelines

(OSHA SHIB 06-21-2004 - 2004)
 (English: PDF
)

Hazards Associated with Hand-Feeding Bar Straightening Machines

(OSHA SHIB 05-20-2004 - 2004)
 (English: PDF
)

Hazards Associated with Operating Skid-Steer Loaders with Bypassed and/or Improperly Maintained Safety Devices

(OSHA SHIB 01-12-2009 - 2009)
 (English: PDF
)

Hazards Associated with Strand Restraint Devices in Manufacturing Prestressed Concrete Beams

(OSHA SHIB 06-02-2004 - 2004)
 (English: PDF
)

Hazards Associated with Striking Underground Gas Lines

(OSHA SHIB 05-21-2003 - 2003)
 (English: PDF
)

Hazards Associated with the "Unintended (Double) Cycling" of Mechanical Power Presses

(OSHA SHIB 02-02-2010 - 2010)
 (English: PDF
)

Hazards Associated with Transporting Granite and Marble Slabs

(OSHA SHIB 09-08-2005 - 2005)
 (English: PDF
)

Hazards of Auger Drilling

(OSHA SHIB 04-16-2008 - 2008)
 (English: PDF
)

Hazards of Delayed Coker Unit (DCU) Operations

(OSHA SHIB 08-29-2003 - 2003)
 (English: PDF
)

Hazards of Improper Elevator Controller Wiring

(OSHA SHIB 08-16-2004 - 2004)
 (English: PDF
)

Hazards of Inadequately Securing Hydraulic Excavator Buckets When Using Quick Coupling Devices

(OSHA SHIB 07-22-2005 - 2005)
 (English: PDF
)

Hazards of Manually Lifting Balloon Framed Walls

(OSHA SHIB 11-17-2005 - 2005)
 (English: PDF
)

Hazards of Misusing Wire Form Anchorage Connectors for Fall Protection

(OSHA SHIB 09-01-2004 - 2004)
 (English: PDF
)

Hazards of Operating Unguarded Stone Cutters and Splitters in Landscaping and Other Worksites

(OSHA SHIB 01-25-2013 - 2013)
 (English: HTML
)

Hazards of Transporting, Unloading, Storing and Handling Granite, Marble and Stone Slabs

(OSHA SHIB 08-12-2008 - 2008)
 (English: HTML
)

Hazards of Unintended Movement of Dump Truck Body Beds

(OSHA SHIB 09-18-2006 - 2006)
 (English: PDF
)

Hazards of Using Flammable Liquids in Cutting Laminated Glass

(OSHA SHIB 10-06-2008 - 2008)
 (English: HTML
)

Hazards of Wood Chippers

(OSHA SHIB 04-16-2008 - 2008)
 (English: PDF
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Hazards when Purging Hydrogen Gas-Cooled Electric Generators

(OSHA SHIB 01-22-2016 - 2016)
 (English: PDF
)

Hazards while Servicing Light Truck, Automobile, and Other Small Tires

(OSHA SHIB 04-29-2004 - 2004)
 (English: PDF
)

Hearing Conservation for the Hearing-Impaired Worker

(OSHA SHIB 12-27-2005 - 2005)
 (English: PDF
)

Hydraulic Systems Modifications

(OSHA HIB 07-11-1991 - 1991)
 (English: HTML
)

Hydraulic Systems Preventive Maintenance

(OSHA HIB 07-14-1992 - 1992)
 (English: HTML
)

Hydraulic Tractor/Semi-Trailer Dumper Platform

(OSHA HIB 06-16-1986 - 1986)
 (English: HTML
)

Improper Installation of Wood Dust Collectors in the Woodworking Industry

(OSHA HIB 05-02-1997 - 1997)
 (English: HTML
)

Improper Support of an Elevator Car During Installation

(OSHA HIB 06-22-1995 - 1995)
 (English: HTML
)

Innovative Workplace Safety Accommodations for Hearing-Impaired Workers

(OSHA SHIB 07-22-2005 - 2005)
 (English: PDF
)

Inspection of Suspension-Type Highway Trailers Prior to Loading and Unloading with Powered Industrial Trucks

(OSHA TIB 07-31-2000 - 2000)
 (English: PDF
)

Key Switch Controlled Elevating and Rotating Aerial Lifts

(OSHA TIB 02-04-2011 - 2011)
 (English: PDF
)

Legionnaires' Disease Risk for Workers in the Plastic Injection Molding Industry

(OSHA HIB 12-09-1998 - 1998)
 (English: HTML
)

Limitations of Radiofrequency Presence Sensing Devices

(OSHA HIB 09-21-1987 - 1987)
 (English: HTML
)

N-Nitrosamine in the Rubber Industry

(OSHA HIB 10-10-1989 - 2015)
 (English: HTML
)

N-Nitroso Compounds in Industry

(OSHA HIB 03-15-1990 - 1990)
 (English: HTML
)

Occupational Exposure to Flavoring Substances: Health Effects and Hazard Control

(OSHA SHIB 10-14-2010 - 2010)
 (English: HTML
)

Operating Hazards of Baler Discharge-Door Locks

(OSHA SHIB 08-13-2013 - 2013)
 (English: HTML
)

Possible Failure of Metal Halide Lamps

(OSHA TIB 09-13-2000 - 2000)
 (English: PDF
)

Potential Asbestos Contamination in Soft Concrete

(OSHA HIB 10-08-1998 - 1998)
 (English: HTML
)

Potential Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Asphyxiation Hazard When Filling Stationary Low Pressure CO2 Supply Systems

(OSHA HIB 06-05-1996 - 1996)
 (English: HTML
)

Potential Ejection Hazard Associated with High Speed Separators in Rendering Operations

(OSHA TIB 06-20-2001 - 2001)
 (English: PDF
)

Potential Fire with Florescent Light Bulbs within Plastic Tubes

(OSHA HIB 07-15-1997 - 1997)
 (English: HTML
)

Potential Flammability Hazard Associated with Bulk Transportation of Oilfield Exploration and Production (E&P) Waste Liquids

(OSHA SHIB 03-24-2008 - 2008)
 (English: PDF
)

Potential for Feed Water Pipes in Electrical Power Generation Facilities to Rupture Causing Hazardous Release of Steam and Hot Water

(OSHA HIB 10-31-1996 - 1996)
 (English: HTML
)

Potential for Natural Gas and Coal Dust Explosions in Electrical Power Generating Facilities

(OSHA TIB 11-06-2000 - 2000)
 (English: PDF
)

Potential for Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens From Cleaning Needles Used in Allergy Testing Procedures

(OSHA HIB 09-21-1995 - 1995)
 (English: HTML
)

Potential for Occupational Exposure to Lyme Disease

(OSHA HIB 02-11-2003 - 2003)
 (English: PDF
)

Potential for Sensitization and Possible Allergic Reaction to Natural Rubber Latex Gloves and other Natural Rubber Products

(OSHA SHIB 01-28-2008 - 2008)
 (English: PDF
)

Potential Hazards Associated With The Refurbishing of Gas Meters

(OSHA HIB 12-21-2001 - 2001)
 (English: PDF
)

Potential Hazards Associated with the Use of Replacement Materials for Machine Guarding

(OSHA HIB 06-23-2000 - 2000)
 (English: PDF
)

Potential Hazards of Mislabeled Steel Toe Logger Boots

(OSHA SHIB 09-30-2004 - 2004)
 (English: PDF
)

Potential Health Hazards Associated with Handling Pipe used in Oil and Gas Production

(OSHA HIB 01-26-1989 - 1989)
 (English: HTML
)

Potential Over Pressurization of Bromochlorodimethylhydantoin (BCDMH) Treatment Systems

(OSHA HIB 08-30-1994 - 1994)
 (English: HTML
)

Precast Concrete Panels-Hazardous Storage

(OSHA SHIB 02-10-2004 - 2004)
 (English: PDF
)

Preventing Adverse Health Effects from Exposure to Beryllium in Dental Laboratories

(OSHA HIB 04-19-2002 - 2002)
 (English: PDF
)

Preventing and Mitigating the Effects of Fire and Explosions

(OSHA SHIB 07-31-2005  - 2005)
 (English: HTML
)

Preventing Fire and/or Explosion Injury from Small and Wearable Lithium Battery Powered Devices

(OSHA SHIB 06-20-2019 - 2019)
 (English: PDF
)

Preventing Hearing Loss Caused by Chemical (Ototoxicity) and Noise Exposure

(2018)
 (English: HTML
)

Preventing the Uncontrolled Release of Anhydrous Ammonia at Loading Stations

(OSHA SHIB 12-05-2005 - 2005)
 (English: PDF
)

Protecting Young Workers: Prohibition Against Young Workers Operating Forklifts

(OSHA SHIB 09-30-2003 - 2003)
 (English: PDF
)

Radiofrequency Radiation-caused Burns

(OSHA HIB 09-05-1990 - 1990)
 (English: HTML
)

Remediation Technology and Health Safety Standards: Thermal Desorption

(OSHA SHIB 02-03-2003 - 2003)
 (English: PDF
)

Remote Control Plant Locomotives

(OSHA HIB 08-08-1988 - 1988)
 (English: HTML
)

Rigid Pipe Threading Machines

(OSHA HIB 08-17-1992 - 1992)
 (English: HTML
)

Safely Installing, Maintaining and Inspecting Cable Trays

(OSHA SHIB 01-16-2008 - 2008)
 (English: PDF
)

Safety and Health During International Travel

(OSHA TIB 04-12-2002 - 2012)
 (English: PDF
)

Special Purpose Particle Accelerators

(OSHA SHIB 07-31-2009 - 2009)
 (English: PDF
)

Standup Forklift Under-ride Hazards

(OSHA SHIB 07-27-2009 - 2009)
 (English: PDF
)

Star ME-1 Dry Fire Sprinklers

(OSHA SHIB 01-07-2004 - 2004)
 (English: PDF
)

Static Electricity Buildup in Plastic Pipe

(OSHA HIB 09-30-1988 - 1988)
 (English: HTML
)

Suspension Trauma/Orthostatic Intolerance

(OSHA SHIB 03-24-2004 - 2011)
 (English: PDF
)

Temporary Worker Initiative (TWI) Bulletin No. 1 - Injury and Illness Recordkeeping Requirements

(OSHA 3748 - 2014)
 (English: PDF
)

Temporary Worker Initiative (TWI) Bulletin No. 2 - Personal Protective Equipment

(OSHA 3780 - 2015)
 (English: PDF
)

Temporary Worker Initiative (TWI) Bulletin No. 3 - Whistleblower Protection Rights

(OSHA 3781 - 2015)
 (English: PDF
)

Temporary Worker Initiative (TWI) Bulletin No. 4 -Safety and Health Training

(OSHA 3859 - 2016)
 (English: PDF
)

Temporary Worker Initiative (TWI) Bulletin No. 5 - Hazard Communication

(OSHA 3860 - 2016)
 (English: PDF
)

Temporary Worker Initiative (TWI) Bulletin No. 6 - Bloodborne Pathogens

(OSHA 3888 - 2016)
 (English: PDF
)

Temporary Worker Initiative (TWI) Bulletin No. 7 - Powered Industrial Truck Training

(OSHA 3889 - 2016)
 (English: PDF
)

The Potential Hazard Caused By The Deterioration Of Polyethylene Bottles Containing Corrosive Chemical

(OSHA HIB 04-12-1990 - 1990)
 (English: HTML
)

The Use of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pipe in Above ground Installations

(OSHA HIB 05-20-1988 - 1988)
 (English: HTML
)

The Use of Thermoplastic Pipe in Above Ground Locations

(OSHA HIB 12-13-1990 - 1990)
 (English: HTML
)

Tilt-Up Panel Construction Hazard

(OSHA SHIB 10-15-2003 - 2003)
 (English: PDF
)

Total Flooding Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Fire Extinguishing System

(OSHA TIB 12-22-2001 - 2001)
 (English: PDF
)

Truck Cranes

(OSHA HIB 05-02-1989 - 1989)
 (English: HTML
)

Tubular Wire Straining Machine

(OSHA HIB 05-12-1986 - 1986)
 (English: HTML
)

Unauthorized Modification of a Forklift Carriage Assembly

(OSHA HIB 06-20-1996 - 1996)
 (English: HTML
)

Underground Storage Tanks (USTs)

(OSHA HIB 08-31-1990 - 1990)
 (English: HTML
)

Use of Blunt-Tip Suture Needles to Decrease Percutaneous Injuries to Surgical Personnel

OSHA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), (2007, October). Supersedes NIOSH Publication 2007-132.

(OSHA NIOSH 2008-101 - 2007)
 (English: HTML
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Use of Hydrofluoric Acid in the Petroleum Refining Alkylation Process

(OSHA HIB 11-19-1993 - 1993)
 (English: HTML
)

Use of Open Containers in Transporting Corrosive Chemicals

(OSHA HIB 05-23-1989 - 1989)
 (English: HTML
)

Using Dolly-Type Devices to Spread Flammable Liquid Adhesives on a Roof Can Cause Fires

(OSHA SHIB 03-13-2014 - 2014)
 (English: HTML
)

Using duct tape with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at Hazardous Waste Sites and Related Operations

(OSHA HIB 04-11-88 - 1988)
 (English: HTML
)

Vehicle-mounted Elevating and Rotating Devices

(OSHA HIB 09-14-1990 - 1990)
 (English: HTML
)

Water-Reactive Chemicals, Hazardous Materials Not Covered Under 29 CFR 1910.119

(OSHA HIB 07-03-1996 - 1996)
 (English: HTML
)

Work Practices Employed by the Electric Utilities Industry Regarding Sulphur Hexaflouride Gas-Insulated Circuit Breakers

(OSHA HIB 01-30-1989 - 1989)
 (English: HTML
)

Working Safely with Mobile Ladder Stands

(OSHA SHIB 09-27-2019 - 2019)
 (English: PDF
)

Workplace Precautions Against West Nile Virus

(OSHA SHIB 08-29-2003 (B) - 2003)
 (English: HTML
)