This section highlights OSHA and state standards related to sawmills.
Frequently Cited Standards
OSHA maintains a listing of the most frequently cited standards for specified 2-6-digit North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes. Please refer to OSHA's Frequently Cited OSHA Standards page for additional information. For Sawmills use NAICS code 321113, for Other Millwork (including Flooring) use NAICS code 321918, and for All Other Miscellaneous Wood Product Manufacturing use NAICS code 321999 in the NAICS search box.
There are 29 OSHA-approved State Plans operating state-wide occupational safety and health programs. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as OSHA's and may have different or more stringent requirements.
Note: These are NOT OSHA regulations. However, they do provide guidance from their originating organizations related to worker protection.
- Logging and Sawmill Safety Orders. California Code of Regulations (CCR) Title 8, Division 1, Chapter 4, Subchapter 13.
- Safety Standards for Sawmills and Woodworking Operations. Washington Administrative Code (WAC) Chapter 296-78.