Wood Dust

Standards

Exposures to wood dust are addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to wood dust.

OSHA Standards
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
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1910 Subpart I - Personal Protective Equipment

1910.134, Respiratory Protection.

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1910 Subpart S - Electrical

1910.307, Hazardous (classified) locations.

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1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1910.1000, Air contaminants.

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1910.1000 TABLE Z-1, TABLE Z-1 Limits for Air Contaminants. OSHA regulates wood dust exposure under the requirements for Particulates Not Otherwise Regulated (PNOR).

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1910.1200, Hazard Communication.

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State Standards

There are 28 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.

Additional Federal Register notices

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Additional Directives

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Additional Letters of Interpretation

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