29 C.F.R. 1910.1000 - Air contaminants

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  • Part II
    • United States
    • Federal Register August 24, 2006
    • August 24, 2006
    ...can use a respirator safely. The APFs would apply to respirator use for protection against overexposure to any substance regulated under 29 CFR 1910.1000. In addition, OSHA rules for specific substances under subpart Z (regulated under the authority of section 6(b)(5) of the OSH Act of 1970......
  • Part III
    • United States
    • Federal Register November 15, 2007
    • November 15, 2007
    ...the PPE at no cost to the employee (see, for example, OSHA's substance-specific health standards, which are codified in Subpart Z of 29 CFR 1910.1000). In other cases, however, such as in paragraph (a) of 29 CFR 1910.132 and paragraph (a) of 29 CFR 1926.28, who is required to pay for the PP......
  • Safety and health standards, etc.: Standards improvement project (Phase II),
    • United States
    • Federal Register January 05, 2005
    • January 5, 2005
    ...Health Act of 1970, except those substances that have exposure limits in Tables Z-1, Z-2, and Z-3 of 29 CFR1910.1000. The Agency issued 29 CFR 1910.1000 under section (6)(a) of the Act (29 U.S.C. Section 1910.1000, Tables Z-1, Z-2, and Z-3 also issued under 5 U.S.C. 553, but not under 29 CF......
  • Hazard Communication
    • United States
    • Federal Register March 26, 2012
    • March 26, 2012
    ...the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, except those substances that have exposure limits listed in Tables Z-1, Z-2, and Z-3 of 29 CFR 1910.1000. The latter were issued under section 6(a) (29 U.S.C. Section 1910.1000, Tables Z-1, Z-2 and Z-3 also issued under 5 U.S.C. 553, but not u......
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75 cases
  • Burnham v. Karl and Gelb, P.C., No. 17022
    • United States
    • Appellate Court of Connecticut
    • September 15, 1998
    ...employee comes into contact that have been identified as toxic and hazardous by occupational safety and health standards, under Title 29 CFR 1910.1000 'Air Contaminant Code of Federal "(c) Each employer shall comply with occupational safety and health standards promulgated under this chapte......
  • Parsons v. United Technologies Corp., Sikorsky Aircraft Div., No. 15570
    • United States
    • Supreme Court of Connecticut
    • September 2, 1997
    ...employee comes into contact that have been identified as toxic and hazardous by occupational safety and health standards, under Title 29 CFR 1910.1000 'Air Contaminant Code of Federal "(c) Each employer shall comply with occupational safety and health standards promulgated under this chapte......
  • In re Welding Fume Products Liability Litigation, Case No. 1:03-CV-17000.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 6th Circuit. United States District Court of Northern District of Ohio
    • April 5, 2005
    ...("`Chemical manufacturer' means an employer with a workplace where chemical(s) are produced for use or distribution"). 6. See 29 C.F.R. §§ 1910.1000 Table Z-1, 1915.1000 Table Z, 1926.55 App. A (setting limits on an employee's exposure to different types of "air contaminants," including "ma......
  • West Point-Pepperell, Inc. v. Donovan, POINT-PEPPEREL
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (11th Circuit)
    • October 21, 1982
    ...5 At the time the warrant was issued, WPP was contesting a 1977 OSHA citation, alleging violations of 29 C.F.R. § 1910.134(a)(1) and 29 C.F.R. § 1910.1000(a)(2) and (e) (the old cotton dust standard) for failure to introduce engineering controls to reduce exposure to cotton dust. Appellee a......
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8 firm's commentaries
  • OSHA Issues Alert on Silica Use in Fracking – Cue the Plaintiffs’ Bar
    • United States
    • LexBlog United States
    • June 26, 2012
    ...to the Bulletin, OSHA has jurisdiction over regulating work place conditions that expose workers to silica, including Air Contaminants (29 CFR 1910.1000); Hazard Communication (29 CFR 1910.1200); and Respiratory Protection (29 CFR 1910.134). In addition to providing workers with proper resp......
  • OSHA Finally Releases Proposed New Rule on Silica Exposure
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • August 28, 2013
    ...to create new standards at 29 C.F.R. § 1910.1053 for general industry and 29 C.F.R. § 1926.1053 for construction, and revise parts of 29 C.F.R. §§ 1910.1000, 1915.1000, and 1926.1000 for corresponding The proposed rule also creates an action level of 25 µg/m3. Sampling at or above the actio......
  • Be Aware of OSHA's New Proposed Rule on Silica
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • September 4, 2013
    ...weighted average. Currently, there is no specific standard related to silica; rather it is part of all regulated air contaminants under 29 CFR 1910.1000. The proposed rule, consisting of approximately 800 pages, can be viewed on OSHA's website https://www.osha.gov/silica/index.html. Since t......
  • OSHA Circumvents Rulemaking By Implementing 'Recommended' Air Contaminant Exposure Limits
    • United States
    • Mondaq United States
    • January 29, 2014
    ...its employees were exposed to styrene at 65.2 ppm which exceeds the corresponding OEL of 50 ppm. The PEL for styrene (provided in 29 C.F.R. § 1910.1000 Table Z-2) is 100 ppm. In effect, the Wisconsin employer complied with the standard but was still penalized for failing to adhere to the OE......
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1 books & journal articles
  • Intentional disregard: remedies for the toxic workplace.
    • United States
    • Environmental Law Vol. 30 Nbr. 4, September 2000
    • September 22, 2000
    ...levels become dangerous. See Industrial Union, 448 U.S. at 607. (149) Air Contaminants, 54 Fed Reg. 2332 (Jan. 19, 1989) (codified at 29 C.F.R. 1910.1000). (150) AFL-CIO v. OSHA, 965 F.2d 962, 971 (11th Cir. 1992). (151) Id. at 986-87. (152) BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS, News Release, supra n......

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