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  • Department of Energy (DOE)
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    Department of Energy (DOE)
    "Firearms Safety"
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    "Firearms Safety"

    The appendix of 10 CFR 851 specifies that "a contractor engaged in DOE activities involving the use of firearms must establish firearms safety policies and procedures for security operations, and training to ensure proper accident prevention controls are in place. (1) Written procedures must address firearms safety, engineering and administrative controls, as well as personal protective equipment requirements."

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    The appendix of 10 CFR 851 specifies that "a contractor engaged in DOE activities involving the use of firearms must establish firearms safety policies and procedures for security operations, and training to ensure proper accident prevention controls are in place. (1) Written procedures must address firearms safety, engineering and administrative controls, as well as personal protective equipment requirements."

    • Status: Current
    • Standard Type(s): Regulation
    • Hazard Type(s): Physical, Ballistic, Noise
    • PPE Type(s): Eye-protectors, Hearing protectors
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    Department of Energy (DOE)
    "Hazard prevention and abatement"
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    "Hazard prevention and abatement"

    This regulation outlines the requirements for a worker safety/health program to ensure that DOE contractors and their workers operate a safe workplace..  Specifically, 10 CFR 851.22(b) states, that "Contractors must select hazard controls based on the following hierarchy:  (1) Elimination or substitution of the hazards where feasible and appropriate; (2) Engineering controls where feasible and appropriate; (3) Work practices and administrative controls that limit worker exposures; and (4) Personal protective equipment."

    Description

    This regulation outlines the requirements for a worker safety/health program to ensure that DOE contractors and their workers operate a safe workplace..  Specifically, 10 CFR 851.22(b) states, that "Contractors must select hazard controls based on the following hierarchy:  (1) Elimination or substitution of the hazards where feasible and appropriate; (2) Engineering controls where feasible and appropriate; (3) Work practices and administrative controls that limit worker exposures; and (4) Personal protective equipment."

    • Status: Current
    • Standard Type(s): Regulation
    • Hazard Type(s): NONE
    • PPE Type(s): General - applies to all PPE
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
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    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
    "Asbestos"
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    "Asbestos"

    This section applies to all occupational exposures to asbestos in all industries covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act. This section does not apply to construction work as defined in 29 CFR 1910.12(b). (Exposure to asbestos in construction work is covered by 29 CFR 1926.1101.) or This section does not apply to ship repairing, shipbuilding and shipbreaking employments and related employments as defined in 29 CFR 1915.4. (Exposure to asbestos in these employments is covered by 29 CFR 1915.1001). Please note that there are 28 OSHA-approved occupational safety and health State Plans. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as federal OSHA’s and may have different or more stringent standards related to PPE. More information about State Plans and their standards is available at: http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/osp/index.html
    Description

    This section applies to all occupational exposures to asbestos in all industries covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act. This section does not apply to construction work as defined in 29 CFR 1910.12(b). (Exposure to asbestos in construction work is covered by 29 CFR 1926.1101.) or This section does not apply to ship repairing, shipbuilding and shipbreaking employments and related employments as defined in 29 CFR 1915.4. (Exposure to asbestos in these employments is covered by 29 CFR 1915.1001). Please note that there are 28 OSHA-approved occupational safety and health State Plans. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as federal OSHA’s and may have different or more stringent standards related to PPE. More information about State Plans and their standards is available at: http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/osp/index.html

    • Status: Current
    • Standard Type(s): Regulation
    • Hazard Type(s): Environmental, Inhalation
    • PPE Type(s): General - applies to all PPE
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    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
    "Lead"
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    "Lead"

    This section applies to all occupational exposure to lead, except to the construction industry or to agricultural operations covered by 29 CFR Part 1928. Please note that there are 28 OSHA-approved occupational safety and health State Plans. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as federal OSHA’s and may have different or more stringent standards related to PPE. More information about State Plans and their standards is available at: http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/osp/index.html
    Description

    This section applies to all occupational exposure to lead, except to the construction industry or to agricultural operations covered by 29 CFR Part 1928. Please note that there are 28 OSHA-approved occupational safety and health State Plans. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as federal OSHA’s and may have different or more stringent standards related to PPE. More information about State Plans and their standards is available at: http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/osp/index.html

    • Status: Current
    • Standard Type(s): Regulation
    • Hazard Type(s): Environmental, Toxics, Inhalation
    • PPE Type(s): General - applies to all PPE
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    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
    "Bloodborne pathogens"
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    "Bloodborne pathogens"

    This standard shall specify the minimum responsibilities of an employer to provide PPE such as, but not limited to, gloves, gowns, laboratory coats, face shields or masks and eye protection, and mouthpieces, resuscitation bags, pocket masks, or other ventilation devices when an employee is potential exposed to bloodborne pathogens. Please note that there are 28 OSHA-approved occupational safety and health State Plans. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as federal OSHA’s and may have different or more stringent standards related to PPE. More information about State Plans and their standards is available at: http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/osp/index.html
    Description

    This standard shall specify the minimum responsibilities of an employer to provide PPE such as, but not limited to, gloves, gowns, laboratory coats, face shields or masks and eye protection, and mouthpieces, resuscitation bags, pocket masks, or other ventilation devices when an employee is potential exposed to bloodborne pathogens. Please note that there are 28 OSHA-approved occupational safety and health State Plans. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as federal OSHA’s and may have different or more stringent standards related to PPE. More information about State Plans and their standards is available at: http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/osp/index.html

    • Status: Current
    • Standard Type(s): Regulation
    • Hazard Type(s): Biological
    • PPE Type(s): Eye-protectors, Face masks, Gloves, general, Medical protective clothing, Protective clothing, general, Respirators, General
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    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
    "Hazardous waste operations and emergency response"
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    "Hazardous waste operations and emergency response"

    This section covers the following operations, unless the employer can demonstrate that the operation does not involve employee exposure or the reasonable possibility for employee exposure to safety or health hazards: Clean-up operations required by a governmental body, whether Federal, state local or other involving hazardous substances that are conducted at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. See 1910.120 (c)(5) for PPE needs. Please note that there are 28 OSHA-approved occupational safety and health State Plans. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as federal OSHA’s and may have different or more stringent standards related to PPE. More information about State Plans and their standards is available at: http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/osp/index.html
    Description

    This section covers the following operations, unless the employer can demonstrate that the operation does not involve employee exposure or the reasonable possibility for employee exposure to safety or health hazards: Clean-up operations required by a governmental body, whether Federal, state local or other involving hazardous substances that are conducted at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. See 1910.120 (c)(5) for PPE needs. Please note that there are 28 OSHA-approved occupational safety and health State Plans. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as federal OSHA’s and may have different or more stringent standards related to PPE. More information about State Plans and their standards is available at: http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/osp/index.html

    • Status: Current
    • Standard Type(s): Regulation
    • Hazard Type(s): Biohazards, Chemical, Environmental, Inhalation
    • PPE Type(s): General - applies to all PPE, CBRN protective ensembles
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    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
    "General requirements"
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    "General requirements"

    Protective equipment, including personal protective equipment for eyes, face, head, and extremities, protective clothing, respiratory devices, and protective shields and barriers, shall be provided, used, and maintained in a sanitary and reliable condition wherever it is necessary by reason of hazards of processes or environment, chemical hazards, radiological hazards, or mechanical irritants encountered in a manner capable of causing injury or impairment in the function of any part of the body through absorption, inhalation or physical contact. Please note that there are 28 OSHA-approved occupational safety and health State Plans. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as federal OSHA’s and may have different or more stringent standards related to PPE. More information about State Plans and their standards is available at: http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/osp/index.html
    Description

    Protective equipment, including personal protective equipment for eyes, face, head, and extremities, protective clothing, respiratory devices, and protective shields and barriers, shall be provided, used, and maintained in a sanitary and reliable condition wherever it is necessary by reason of hazards of processes or environment, chemical hazards, radiological hazards, or mechanical irritants encountered in a manner capable of causing injury or impairment in the function of any part of the body through absorption, inhalation or physical contact. Please note that there are 28 OSHA-approved occupational safety and health State Plans. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as federal OSHA’s and may have different or more stringent standards related to PPE. More information about State Plans and their standards is available at: http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/osp/index.html

    • Status: Current
    • Standard Type(s): Regulation
    • Hazard Type(s): Biological, Chemical, Physical
    • PPE Type(s): General - applies to all PPE
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
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    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
    "Eye and face protection"
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    "Eye and face protection"

    The employer shall ensure that each affected employee uses appropriate eye or face protection when exposed to eye or face hazards from flying particles, molten metal, liquid chemicals, acids or caustic liquids, chemical gases or vapors, or potentially injurious light radiation. Please note that there are 28 OSHA-approved occupational safety and health State Plans. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as federal OSHA’s and may have different or more stringent standards related to PPE. More information about State Plans and their standards is available at: http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/osp/index.html
    Description

    The employer shall ensure that each affected employee uses appropriate eye or face protection when exposed to eye or face hazards from flying particles, molten metal, liquid chemicals, acids or caustic liquids, chemical gases or vapors, or potentially injurious light radiation. Please note that there are 28 OSHA-approved occupational safety and health State Plans. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as federal OSHA’s and may have different or more stringent standards related to PPE. More information about State Plans and their standards is available at: http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/osp/index.html

    • Status: Current
    • Standard Type(s): Regulation
    • Hazard Type(s): Physical, Flame and Thermal, Mechanical Hazards, Chemical, Radiation
    • PPE Type(s): Eye-protectors, Face masks, Spectacles, faceshields, goggles, welding helmets
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    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
    "Respiratory protection"
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    "Respiratory protection"

    This standard is used for respiratory protection regulations when effective engineering controls are not feasible, or while they are being instituted. This standard outlines the requirements of the employer to establishment and maintain a respiratory protection program, the requirements of a NIOSH certified respirator and various situational requirement details. Please note that there are 28 OSHA-approved occupational safety and health State Plans. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as federal OSHA’s and may have different or more stringent standards related to PPE. More information about State Plans and their standards is available at: http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/osp/index.html
    Description

    This standard is used for respiratory protection regulations when effective engineering controls are not feasible, or while they are being instituted. This standard outlines the requirements of the employer to establishment and maintain a respiratory protection program, the requirements of a NIOSH certified respirator and various situational requirement details. Please note that there are 28 OSHA-approved occupational safety and health State Plans. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as federal OSHA’s and may have different or more stringent standards related to PPE. More information about State Plans and their standards is available at: http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/osp/index.html

    • Status: Current
    • Standard Type(s): Regulation
    • Hazard Type(s): Chemical, Biological
    • PPE Type(s): Respirators, General
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    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
    "Head protection"
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    "Head protection"

    General requirements and criteria for head protection: The employer shall ensure that each affected employee wears a protective helmet when working in areas where there is a potential for injury to the head from falling objects. The employer shall ensure that a protective helmet designed to reduce electrical shock hazard is worn by each such affected employee when near exposed electrical conductors which could contact the head. Please note that there are 28 OSHA-approved occupational safety and health State Plans. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as federal OSHA’s and may have different or more stringent standards related to PPE. More information about State Plans and their standards is available at: http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/osp/index.html
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    General requirements and criteria for head protection: The employer shall ensure that each affected employee wears a protective helmet when working in areas where there is a potential for injury to the head from falling objects. The employer shall ensure that a protective helmet designed to reduce electrical shock hazard is worn by each such affected employee when near exposed electrical conductors which could contact the head. Please note that there are 28 OSHA-approved occupational safety and health State Plans. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as federal OSHA’s and may have different or more stringent standards related to PPE. More information about State Plans and their standards is available at: http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/osp/index.html

    • Status: Current
    • Standard Type(s): Regulation
    • Hazard Type(s): Electrical Hazards, Physical
    • PPE Type(s): Headgear, Helmet, Industrial helmets
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