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OSHA 1904.10 - Recording criteria for cases involving occupational hearing loss
Basic requirement. If an employee's hearing test (audiogram) reveals that the employee has experienced a work-related Standard Threshold Shift (STS) in hearing in one or both ears, and the employee's total hearing level is 25 decibels (dB) or more above audiometric zero (averaged at 2000, 3000, and...
OSHA 1904.9 - Recording criteria for cases involving medical removal under OSHA standards
Basic requirement. If an employee is medically removed under the medical surveillance requirements of an OSHA standard, you must record the case on the OSHA 300 Log.
OSHA 1904.8 - Recording criteria for needlestick and sharps injuries
Basic requirement. You must record all work-related needlestick injuries and cuts from sharp objects that are contaminated with another person's blood or other potentially infectious material (as defined by 29 CFR 1910.1030). You must enter the case on the OSHA 300 Log as an injury. To protect the...
OSHA 1904.39 - Reporting fatalities and multiple hospitalization incidents to OSHA
Basic requirement. Within eight (8) hours after the death of any employee from a work-related incident or the in-patient hospitalization of three or more employees as a result of a work-related incident, you must orally report the fatality/multiple hospitalization by telephone or in person to the...
OSHA 1910.26 - Portable metal ladders
"General." Specific design and construction requirements are not part of this section because of the wide variety of metals and design possibilities. However, the design shall be such as to produce a ladder without structural defects or accident hazards such as sharp edges, burrs, etc....
OSHA 1910.29 - Manually propelled mobile ladder stands and scaffolds (towers)
"Application." This section is intended to prescribe rules and requirements for the design, construction, and use of mobile work platforms (including ladder stands but not including aerial ladders) and rolling (mobile) scaffolds (towers). This standard is promulgated to aid in providing...
OSHA 1910.27 - Fixed ladders
Design requirements for fixed ladders.
OSHA 1910.67 - Vehicle-mounted elevating and rotating work platforms
Unless otherwise provided in this section, aerial devices (aerial lifts) acquired on or after July 1, 1975, shall be designed and constructed in conformance with the applicable requirements of the American National Standard for "Vehicle Mounted Elevating and Rotating Work Platforms," ANSI...
OSHA 1910.39 - Fire prevention plans
Application. An employer must have a fire prevention plan when an OSHA standard in this part requires one. The requirements in this section apply to each such fire prevention plan.
OSHA 1910.38 - Emergency action plans
Application. An employer must have an emergency action plan whenever an OSHA standard in this part requires one. The requirements in this section apply to each such emergency action plan.
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