Wood Products

Standards

Wood product hazards are addressed in OSHA standards for general industry. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to the wood products industry. 

OSHA Standards

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 Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers use NAICS code 4233, for Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing use NAICS code 337, and for Paper Manufacturing use NAICS code 322 in the NAICS search box.

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.

Note: These are NOT OSHA regulations. However, they do provide guidance from their originating organizations related to worker protection.

Additional Letters of Interpretation

Note: The letters in this list provide additional information that is not necessarily connected to a specific OSHA standard highlighted on this Safety and Health Topics page.