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Title 29Subtitle BChapter XVIIPart 1926


TITLE 29—Labor

Subtitle B—REGULATIONS RELATING TO LABOR (CONTINUED)

CHAPTER XVII—OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (CONTINUED)

PART 1926—SAFETY AND HEALTH REGULATIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION

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Subpart A—GENERAL

§1926.1
Purpose and scope.
§1926.2
Variances from safety and health standards.
§1926.3
Inspections—right of entry.
§1926.4
Rules of practice for administrative adjudications for enforcement of safety and health standards.
§1926.5
OMB control numbers under the Paperwork Reduction Act.
§1926.6
Incorporation by reference.
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Subpart B—GENERAL INTERPRETATIONS

§1926.10
Scope of subpart.
§1926.11
Coverage under section 103 of the act distinguished.
§1926.12
Reorganization Plan No. 14 of 1950.
§1926.13
Interpretation of statutory terms.
§1926.14
Federal contract for “mixed” types of performance.
§1926.15
Relationship to the Service Contract Act; Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act.
§1926.16
Rules of construction.
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Subpart C—GENERAL SAFETY AND HEALTH PROVISIONS

§1926.20
General safety and health provisions.
§1926.21
Safety training and education.
§1926.22
Recording and reporting of injuries. [Reserved]
§1926.23
First aid and medical attention.
§1926.24
Fire protection and prevention.
§1926.25
Housekeeping.
§1926.26
Illumination.
§1926.27
Sanitation.
§1926.28
Personal protective equipment.
§1926.29
Acceptable certifications.
§1926.30
Shipbuilding and ship repairing.
§1926.32
Definitions.
§1926.33
Access to employee exposure and medical records.
§1926.34
Means of egress.
§1926.35
Employee emergency action plans.
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Subpart D—OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS

§1926.50
Medical services and first aid.
§1926.51
Sanitation.
§1926.52
Occupational noise exposure.
§1926.53
Ionizing radiation.
§1926.54
Nonionizing radiation.
§1926.55
Gases, vapors, fumes, dusts, and mists.
§1926.56
Illumination.
§1926.57
Ventilation.
§1926.58
[Reserved]
§1926.59
Hazard communication.
§1926.60
Methylenedianiline.
§1926.61
Retention of DOT markings, placards and labels.
§1926.62
Lead.
§1926.64
Process safety management of highly hazardous chemicals.
§1926.65
Hazardous waste operations and emergency response.
§1926.66
Criteria for design and construction of spray booths.
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Subpart E—PERSONAL PROTECTIVE AND LIFE SAVING EQUIPMENT

§1926.95
Criteria for personal protective equipment.
§1926.96
Occupational foot protection.
§1926.97
Electrical protective equipment.
§1926.98
[Reserved]
§1926.100
Head protection.
§1926.101
Hearing protection.
§1926.102
Eye and face protection.
§1926.103
Respiratory protection.
§1926.104
Safety belts, lifelines, and lanyards.
§1926.105
Safety nets.
§1926.106
Working over or near water.
§1926.107
Definitions applicable to this subpart.
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Subpart F—FIRE PROTECTION AND PREVENTION

§1926.150
Fire protection.
§1926.151
Fire prevention.
§1926.152
Flammable liquids.
§1926.153
Liquefied petroleum gas (LP-Gas).
§1926.154
Temporary heating devices.
§1926.155
Definitions applicable to this subpart.
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Subpart G—SIGNS, SIGNALS, AND BARRICADES

§1926.200
Accident prevention signs and tags.
§1926.201
Signaling.
§1926.202
Barricades.
§1926.203
Definitions applicable to this subpart.
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Subpart H—MATERIALS HANDLING, STORAGE, USE, AND DISPOSAL

§1926.250
General requirements for storage.
§1926.251
Rigging equipment for material handling.
§1926.252
Disposal of waste materials.
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Subpart I—TOOLS—HAND AND POWER

§1926.300
General requirements.
§1926.301
Hand tools.
§1926.302
Power-operated hand tools.
§1926.303
Abrasive wheels and tools.
§1926.304
Woodworking tools.
§1926.305
Jacks—lever and ratchet, screw, and hydraulic.
§1926.306
Air receivers.
§1926.307
Mechanical power-transmission apparatus.
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Subpart J—WELDING AND CUTTING

§1926.350
Gas welding and cutting.
§1926.351
Arc welding and cutting.
§1926.352
Fire prevention.
§1926.353
Ventilation and protection in welding, cutting, and heating.
§1926.354
Welding, cutting, and heating in way of preservative coatings.
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Subpart K—ELECTRICAL

General

§1926.400
Introduction.
§1926.401
[Reserved]

Installation Safety Requirements

§1926.402
Applicability.
§1926.403
General requirements.
§1926.404
Wiring design and protection.
§1926.405
Wiring methods, components, and equipment for general use.
§1926.406
Specific purpose equipment and installations.
§1926.407
Hazardous (classified) locations.
§1926.408
Special systems.
§§1926.409-1926.415
[Reserved]

Safety-Related Work Practices

§1926.416
General requirements.
§1926.417
Lockout and tagging of circuits.
§§1926.418-1926.430
[Reserved]

Safety-Related Maintenance and Environmental Considerations

§1926.431
Maintenance of equipment.
§1926.432
Environmental deterioration of equipment.
§§1926.433-1926.440
[Reserved]

Safety Requirements for Special Equipment

§1926.441
Batteries and battery charging.
§§1926.442-1926.448
[Reserved]

Definitions

§1926.449
Definitions applicable to this subpart.
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Subpart L—SCAFFOLDS

§1926.450
Scope, application and definitions applicable to this subpart.
§1926.451
General requirements.
§1926.452
Additional requirements applicable to specific types of scaffolds.
§1926.453
Aerial lifts.
§1926.454
Training requirements.
Appendix
(Non-mandatory) Appendix A to Subpart L of Part 1926—Scaffold Specifications
Appendix
(Non-mandatory) Appendix B to Subpart L of Part 1926—Criteria for Determining the Feasibility of Providing Safe Access and Fall Protection for Scaffold Erectors and Dismantlers [Reserved]
Appendix
(Non-mandatory) Appendix C to Subpart L of Part 1926—List of National Consensus Standards
Appendix
(Non-mandatory) Appendix D to Subpart L of Part 1926—List of Training Topics for Scaffold Erectors and Dismantlers
Appendix
(Non-mandatory) Appendix E to Subpart L of Part 1926—Drawings and Illustrations
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Subpart M—FALL PROTECTION

§1926.500
Scope, application, and definitions applicable to this subpart.
§1926.501
Duty to have fall protection.
§1926.502
Fall protection systems criteria and practices.
§1926.503
Training requirements.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart M of Part 1926—Determining Roof Widths
Appendix
Appendix B to Subpart M of Part 1926—Guardrail Systems
Appendix
Appendix C to Subpart M of Part 1926—Personal Fall Arrest Systems
Appendix
Appendix D to Subpart M of Part 1926—Positioning Device Systems
Appendix
Appendix E to Subpart M of Part 1926—Sample Fall Protection Plan
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Subpart N—HELICOPTERS, HOISTS, ELEVATORS, AND CONVEYORS

§1926.550
[Reserved]
§1926.551
Helicopters.
§1926.552
Material hoists, personnel hoists, and elevators.
§1926.553
Base-mounted drum hoists.
§1926.554
Overhead hoists.
§1926.555
Conveyors.
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Subpart O—MOTOR VEHICLES, MECHANIZED EQUIPMENT, AND MARINE OPERATIONS

§1926.600
Equipment.
§1926.601
Motor vehicles.
§1926.602
Material handling equipment.
§1926.603
Pile driving equipment.
§1926.604
Site clearing.
§1926.605
Marine operations and equipment.
§1926.606
Definitions applicable to this subpart.
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Subpart P—EXCAVATIONS

§1926.650
Scope, application, and definitions applicable to this subpart.
§1926.651
Specific excavation requirements.
§1926.652
Requirements for protective systems.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart P of Part 1926—Soil Classification
Appendix
Appendix B to Subpart P of Part 1926—Sloping and Benching
Appendix
Appendix C to Subpart P of Part 1926—Timber Shoring for Trenches
Appendix
Appendix D to Subpart P of Part 1926—Aluminum Hydraulic Shoring for Trenches
Appendix
Appendix E to Subpart P of Part 1926—Alternatives to Timber Shoring
Appendix
Appendix F to Subpart P of Part 1926—Selection of Protective Systems
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Subpart Q—CONCRETE AND MASONRY CONSTRUCTION

§1926.700
Scope, application, and definitions applicable to this subpart.
§1926.701
General requirements.
§1926.702
Requirements for equipment and tools.
§1926.703
Requirements for cast-in-place concrete.
§1926.704
Requirements for precast concrete.
§1926.705
Requirements for lift-slab construction operations.
§1926.706
Requirements for masonry construction.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart Q of Part 1926—References to subpart Q of Part 1926
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Subpart R—STEEL ERECTION

§1926.750
Scope.
§1926.751
Definitions.
§1926.752
Site layout, site-specific erection plan and construction sequence.
§1926.753
Hoisting and rigging.
§1926.754
Structural steel assembly.
§1926.755
Column anchorage.
§1926.756
Beams and columns.
§1926.757
Open web steel joists.
§1926.758
Systems-engineered metal buildings.
§1926.759
Falling object protection.
§1926.760
Fall protection.
§1926.761
Training.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart R of Part 1926—Guidelines for Establishing the Components of a Site-specific Erection Plan: Non-mandatory Guidelines for Complying With §1926.752(e)
Appendix
Appendix B to Subpart R of Part 1926 [Reserved]
Appendix
Appendix C to Subpart R of Part 1926—Illustrations of Bridging Terminus Points: Non-mandatory Guidelines for Complying With §§1926.757(a)(10) and §1926.757(c)(5)
Appendix
Appendix D to Subpart R of Part 1926—Illustration of the Use of Control Lines To Demarcate Controlled Decking Zones (CDZs): Non-mandatory Guidelines for Complying With §1926.760(c)(3)
Appendix
Appendix E to Subpart R of Part 1926—Training: Non-mandatory Guidelines for Complying With §1926.761
Appendix
Appendix F to Subpart R of Part 1926—Perimeter Columns: Non-Mandatory Guidelines for Complying With §1926.756(e) To Protect the Unprotected Side or Edge of a Walking/Working Surface
Appendix
Appendix G to Subpart R of Part 1926—§1926.502 (b)-(e) Fall Protection Systems Criteria and Practices
Appendix
Appendix H to Subpart R of Part 1926—Double Connections: Illustration of a Clipped End Connection and a Staggered Connection: Non-Mandatory Guidelines for Complying With §1926.756(c)(1)
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Subpart S—UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION, CAISSONS, COFFERDAMS AND COMPRESSED AIR

§1926.800
Underground construction.
§1926.801
Caissons.
§1926.802
Cofferdams.
§1926.803
Compressed air.
§1926.804
Definitions applicable to this subpart.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart S of Part 1926—Decompression Tables
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Subpart T—DEMOLITION

§1926.850
Preparatory operations.
§1926.851
Stairs, passageways, and ladders.
§1926.852
Chutes.
§1926.853
Removal of materials through floor openings.
§1926.854
Removal of walls, masonry sections, and chimneys.
§1926.855
Manual removal of floors.
§1926.856
Removal of walls, floors, and material with equipment.
§1926.857
Storage.
§1926.858
Removal of steel construction.
§1926.859
Mechanical demolition.
§1926.860
Selective demolition by explosives.
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Subpart U—BLASTING AND THE USE OF EXPLOSIVES

§1926.900
General provisions.
§1926.901
Blaster qualifications.
§1926.902
Surface transportation of explosives.
§1926.903
Underground transportation of explosives.
§1926.904
Storage of explosives and blasting agents.
§1926.905
Loading of explosives or blasting agents.
§1926.906
Initiation of explosive charges—electric blasting.
§1926.907
Use of safety fuse.
§1926.908
Use of detonating cord.
§1926.909
Firing the blast.
§1926.910
Inspection after blasting.
§1926.911
Misfires.
§1926.912
Underwater blasting.
§1926.913
Blasting in excavation work under compressed air.
§1926.914
Definitions applicable to this subpart.
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Subpart V—ELECTRIC POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION

§1926.950
General.
§1926.951
Medical services and first aid.
§1926.952
Job briefing.
§1926.953
Enclosed spaces.
§1926.954
Personal protective equipment.
§1926.955
Portable ladders and platforms.
§1926.956
Hand and portable power equipment.
§1926.957
Live-line tools.
§1926.958
Materials handling and storage.
§1926.959
Mechanical equipment.
§1926.960
Working on or near exposed energized parts.
§1926.961
Deenergizing lines and equipment for employee protection.
§1926.962
Grounding for the protection of employees.
§1926.963
Testing and test facilities.
§1926.964
Overhead lines and live-line barehand work.
§1926.965
Underground electrical installations.
§1926.966
Substations.
§1926.967
Special conditions.
§1926.968
Definitions.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart V of Part 1926 [Reserved]
Appendix
Appendix B to Subpart V of Part 1926—Working on Exposed Energized Parts
Appendix
Appendix C to Subpart V of Part 1926—Protection From Hazardous Differences in Electric Potential
Appendix
Appendix D to Subpart V of Part 1926—Methods of Inspecting and Testing Wood Poles
Appendix
Appendix E to Subpart V of Part 1926—Protection From Flames and Electric Arcs
Appendix
Appendix F to Subpart V of Part 1926—Work-Positioning Equipment Inspection Guidelines
Appendix
Appendix G to Subpart V of Part 1926—Reference Documents
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Subpart W—ROLLOVER PROTECTIVE STRUCTURES; OVERHEAD PROTECTION

§1926.1000
Rollover protective structures (ROPS) for material handling equipment.
§1926.1001
Minimum performance criteria for rollover protective structures for designated scrapers, loaders, dozers, graders, and crawler tractors.
§1926.1002
Protective frames (roll-over protective structures, known as ROPS) for wheel-type agricultural and industrial tractors used in construction.
§1926.1003
Overhead protection for operators of agricultural and industrial tractors used in construction.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart W of Part 1926—Figures W-14 through W-28
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Subpart X—STAIRWAYS AND LADDERS

§1926.1050
Scope, application, and definitions applicable to this subpart.
§1926.1051
General requirements.
§1926.1052
Stairways.
§1926.1053
Ladders.
§§1926.1054-1926.1059
[Reserved]
§1926.1060
Training requirements.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart X of Part 1926—Ladders
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Subpart Y—DIVING

General

§1926.1071
Scope and application.
§1926.1072
Definitions.

Personnel Requirements

§1926.1076
Qualifications of dive team.

General Operations Procedures

§1926.1080
Safe practices manual.
§1926.1081
Pre-dive procedures.
§1926.1082
Procedures during dive.
§1926.1083
Post-dive procedures.

Specific Operations Procedures

§1926.1084
SCUBA diving.
§1926.1085
Surface-supplied air diving.
§1926.1086
Mixed-gas diving.
§1926.1087
Liveboating.

Equipment Procedures and Requirements

§1926.1090
Equipment.

Recordkeeping

§1926.1091
Recordkeeping requirements.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart Y of Part 1926—Examples of Conditions Which May Restrict or Limit Exposure to Hyperbaric Conditions
Appendix
Appendix B to Subpart Y of Part 1926—Guidelines for Scientific Diving
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Subpart Z—TOXIC AND HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES

§1926.1100
[Reserved]
§1926.1101
Asbestos.
§1926.1102
Coal tar pitch volatiles; interpretation of term.
§1926.1103
13 carcinogens (4-Nitrobiphenyl, etc.).
§1926.1104
alpha-Naphthylamine.
§1926.1105
[Reserved]
§1926.1106
Methyl chloromethyl ether.
§1926.1107
3,3′-Dichlorobenzidiene (and its salts).
§1926.1108
bis-Chloromethyl ether.
§1926.1109
beta-Naphthylamine.
§1926.1110
Benzidine.
§1926.1111
4-Aminodiphenyl.
§1926.1112
Ethyleneimine.
§1926.1113
beta-Propiolactone.
§1926.1114
2-Acetylaminofluorene.
§1926.1115
4-Dimethylaminoazobenzene.
§1926.1116
N-Nitrosodimethylamine.
§1926.1117
Vinyl chloride.
§1926.1118
Inorganic arsenic.
§1926.1126
Chromium (VI).
§1926.1127
Cadmium.
§1926.1128
Benzene.
§1926.1129
Coke oven emissions.
§1926.1144
1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane.
§1926.1145
Acrylonitrile.
§1926.1147
Ethylene oxide.
§1926.1148
Formaldehyde.
§1926.1152
Methylene chloride.
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Subparts AA-BB [Reserved]

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Subpart CC—CRANES AND DERRICKS IN CONSTRUCTION

§1926.1400
Scope.
§1926.1401
Definitions.
§1926.1402
Ground conditions.
§1926.1403
Assembly/Disassembly—selection of manufacturer or employer procedures.
§1926.1404
Assembly/Disassembly—general requirements (applies to all assembly and disassembly operations).
§1926.1405
Disassembly—additional requirements for dismantling of booms and jibs (applies to both the use of manufacturer procedures and employer procedures).
§1926.1406
Assembly/Disassembly—employer procedures—general requirements.
§1926.1407
Power line safety (up to 350 kV)—assembly and disassembly.
§1926.1408
Power line safety (up to 350 kV)—equipment operations.
§1926.1409
Power line safety (over 350 kV).
§1926.1410
Power line safety (all voltages)—equipment operations closer than the Table A zone.
§1926.1411
Power line safety—while traveling under or near power lines with no load.
§1926.1412
Inspections.
§1926.1413
Wire rope—inspection.
§1926.1414
Wire rope—selection and installation criteria.
§1926.1415
Safety devices.
§1926.1416
Operational aids.
§1926.1417
Operation.
§1926.1418
Authority to stop operation.
§1926.1419
Signals—general requirements.
§1926.1420
Signals—radio, telephone or other electronic transmission of signals.
§1926.1421
Signals—voice signals—additional requirements.
§1926.1422
Signals—hand signal chart.
§1926.1423
Fall protection.
§1926.1424
Work area control.
§1926.1425
Keeping clear of the load.
§1926.1426
Free fall and controlled load lowering.
§1926.1427
Operator qualification and certification.
§1926.1428
Signal person qualifications.
§1926.1429
Qualifications of maintenance & repair employees.
§1926.1430
Training.
§1926.1431
Hoisting personnel.
§1926.1432
Multiple-crane/derrick lifts—supplemental requirements.
§1926.1433
Design, construction and testing.
§1926.1434
Equipment modifications.
§1926.1435
Tower cranes.
§1926.1436
Derricks.
§1926.1437
Floating cranes/derricks and land cranes/derricks on barges.
§1926.1438
Overhead & gantry cranes.
§1926.1439
Dedicated pile drivers.
§1926.1440
Sideboom cranes.
§1926.1441
Equipment with a rated hoisting/lifting capacity of 2,000 pounds or less.
§1926.1442
Severability.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart CC of Part 1926—Standard Hand Signals
Appendix
Appendix B to Subpart CC of Part 1926—Assembly/Disassembly: Sample Procedures for Minimizing the Risk of Unintended Dangerous Boom Movement
Appendix
Appendix C to Subpart CC of Part 1926—Operator Certification: Written Examination: Technical Knowledge Criteria
Appendix
Appendix A to Part 1926—Designations for General Industry Standards Incorporated Into Body of Construction Standards


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