Does OSHA require rebar caps?

Does OSHA require rebar caps?

There is no change in OSHA policy nor is there a ban on the general use of the small plastic rebar caps as recommended by their manufacturer.

Which OSHA standard regulates spill cleanup and housekeeping?

1910.22 – General requirements.

What is OSHA 29 192 CFR Subpart E cover?

Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment
Personal protective equipment (PPE) includes articles such as eye, face, head and extremity protection;, protective clothing; respiratory devices; protective shields; and barriers for mechanical, chemical, radiological or other workplace environmental hazards.

What is the difference between 1910 and 1926?

To put it simply, the OSHA 29 CFR 1910 regulations detail general industry safety regulations and apply to most worksites. Alternately, the OSHA 29 CFR 1926 standards focus on the construction industry, and identify the specific work-related risks associated with it.

Does horizontal rebar need to be protected?

All protruding reinforcing steel, onto and into which employees could fall, shall be guarded to eliminate the hazard of impalement. Therefore, in situations where horizontal rebar is situated in such a way that a worker could trip and fall into it and become impaled, protection would have to be provided.

How do you use rebar caps?

Rebar caps are made to fit all sizes of rebar and can be used to comply with OSHA, ANSI and local codes such as CAL OSHA Construction Safety Orders Section 1712. These plastics caps are placed on the end of rebar and blunt the rebar to prevent a falling worker from being impaled on the exposed rebar.

What are examples of OSHA standards for housekeeping?

OSHA makes reference to housekeeping in several general industry standards:

  • Walking-working surfaces 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.22(a) & (d)
  • Flammable liquids 29 CFR 1910.106(e)(9) & (h)(8)
  • Explosives and blasting agents 29 CFR 1910.109(g)(4)(vi)(f)
  • Sanitation 29 CFR 1910.141(a)(3)

Does OSHA require that toilets be maintained in a sanitary condition?

OSHA requires employers to provide all workers with sanitary and immediately-available toilet facilities (restrooms).


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