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Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills

Overview

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  • Logging. OSHA eTool. Provides expert assistance for businesses and workers seeking to comply with OSHA's logging standard. Logging procedures are examined, OSHA regulations explained, and links are provided to the specific sections of the standard.

The manufacture of pulp and paper is one of the world's oldest and largest industries. Pulp, paper, and paperboard mills in the United States are a world leader in the production of pulp and paper and are one of the nation's largest industries.

Pulp and paper manufacturing can also be very hazardous due to massive weights and falling, rolling, and/or sliding pulpwood loads. Workers may be struck or crushed by loads or suffer lacerations from the misuse of equipment, particularly when machines are used improperly or without proper safeguards.

Standards

Pulp, paper, and paperboard mills are addressed in specific standards for general industry.

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Hazards and Solutions

Provides references that may aid in recognizing hazards in the workplace and provide examples of possible solutions.

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Additional Resources

Provides links and references to additional resources related to pulp, paper, and paperboard mills.

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Highlights
  • Logging. OSHA eTool. Provides expert assistance for businesses and workers seeking to comply with OSHA's logging standard. Logging procedures are examined, OSHA regulations explained, and links are provided to the specific sections of the standard.