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Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board Approved General Industry Safety Orders standards (§§ 3200-6184)

After proceedings held in accordance with and pursuant to authority vested in Sections 142, 142.3 and 142.4 of the Labor Code to implement, interpret, or make specific, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, by a majority vote, adopted additions, revisions or deletions to the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Chapter 4.

For more information regarding the development of Occupational Safety and Health regulations, e-mail oshsb@dir.ca.gov.

  • Sections 3210 and 3212 Fall Protection at Ladderway and Stairway Entrances and Openings (effective January 7, 2005)
  • Section 3248 Mechanical Refrigeration (effective April 3, 2009)
  • Section 3251 Refrigerator Vehicles (effective April 4, 2002)
  • Section 3270 Safe Access to Elevated Locations (effective March 30, 2008)
  • Section 3273 Protection from Falling Objects (effective September 25, 2003)
  • Section 3301 Pressure Testing of Pipes and Other Containers (effective August 6, 2004)
  • Section 3308 Hot Pipes and Hot Surfaces (effective June 4, 2010)
  • Section 3314 The Control of Hazardous Energy (effective January 6, 2005)
  • Section 3324 Horizontal Sliding Gates (effective November 22, 2007)
  • Section 3328 Machinery and Equipment (effective April 6, 2011)
  • Section 3362 General Sanitation Requirements for Mold (effective September 4, 2002)
  • Section 3380 Personal Protective Equipment (effective January 29, 2005)
  • Section 3380 Personal Protective Devices--Hazard Assessment and Equipment Selection (Horcher) (effective April 13, 2011)
  • Section 3385 Foot Protection (effective September 30, 2009)
  • Section 3385 Update of National Consensus Standard Reference for Protective Footwear (effective January 26, 2007)
  • Section 3395 Heat Illness Prevention (effective November 4, 2010)
  • Section 3400 Medical Services and First Aid, (effective September 26, 2009)
  • Section 3427 Tree Climbing and Access (Emergency standard effective August 26, 2004; Permanent standard effective January 24, 2005)
  • Section 3427(a) Tree Work--Safe Work Procedures (effective April 1, 2004)
  • Section 3441(a) Operation of Agricultural Equipment (effective January 1, 2003)
  • Section 3456 Hand Weeding, Hand Thinning, and Hand Hot Capping Operations in Agriculture (Emergency standard effective 10/07/04; Permanent standard effective April 29, 2005)
  • Section 3458.1 Date Palm Operations--Use of Special Ladders (effective November 2, 2007)
  • Section 3466 Marine Terminal Operations--Vertical Tandem Lifts (effective July 24, 2009)
  • Section 3469 Powered Industrial Truck Training for Marine Terminal Operations (effective October 27, 2001)
  • Section 3482 Bulk Storage of Loose Material (effective March 10, 2001)
  • Sections 3563 and 3651 Rollover Protective Structures for Ride-On Power Lawn Mowers (effective September 2, 2010)
  • Section 3646(e) Working From or on Top of an Elevated Work Platform Guardrail (effective February 22, 2001)
  • Section 3649 Definition of Agricultural Tractor (effective September 3, 2008)
  • Section 3650 Industrial Trucks, General (Blue Signal Protection) (effective January 30, 2008)
  • Section 3650 Labeling, Design, and Construction of Powered Industrial Trucks (effective December 2, 2006)
  • Section 3656 Order Pickers and Stock Pickers (effective November 1, 2000)
  • Section 3657 Elevating Employees with Industrial Trucks (effective September 26, 2004)
  • Section 3657 Elevating Employees with Lift Trucks (effective June 2, 2011)
  • Section 3663 Maintenance of Industrial Trucks (effective November 29, 2003)
  • Section 4086 Momentary Contact Devices for Portable Power Driven Augers (effective January 1, 2010)
  • Section 4188 Definition of General Purpose Die (effective February 4, 2012)
  • Section 4188(b) Specific Definitions for Power Operated Presses (effective June 7, 2001)
  • Section 4296 Automatic Starting of Woodworking Machines and Equipment After Power Failure (effective October 5, 2001)
  • Section 4301 Spreaders for Self-Feed Circular Ripsaws (effective April 23, 2010)
  • Section 4324 Dust Collection Systems for Woodworking Machines and Equipment (effective December 5, 2007)
  • Section 4530 Bakery Ovens--Inspections (effective May 31, 2009)
  • Section 4543 Guarding of Meat Cutting Band Saw Blades (effective July 1, 2007)
  • Section 4650(d) Compressed Gas (Oxygen) Cylinder Storage (effective January 4, 2006)
  • Section 4799 Oxygen or Fuel-Gas Operator Training Instructions (effective August 30, 2002)
  • Section 4848 Update of Welding Fire Prevention and Suppression Procedures (effective September 29, 2010)
  • Section 4855 Definition of Trolley Suspended Hoists (effective July 3, 2002)
  • Section 4884 Hammerhead Tower Cranes (effective November 9, 2007)
  • Section 4889 Warning Devices for Overhead Cranes (effective January 4, 2001)
  • Section 4920 Boom-Type Mobile Cranes (effective October 25, 2006)
  • Section 4966 Erection and Dismantling of Tower Cranes (effective September 20, 2000)
  • Section 4968 Tower Crane Pre-Deceleration Devices (effective November 29, 2003)
  • Section 4994 Crane Hoisting--Use of Outriggers, Stabilizers, and Other Supports (effective February 28, 2009)
  • Section 4999 Properly Rigged (Handling Loads) (effective February 27, 2009)
  • Sections 4999 and 1710 Securing of Loads Prior to Release from Cranes and Other Hoisting Apparatus (effective August 24, 2001)
  • Section 5001 Cranes and Other Hoisting Equipment--Signals (effective June 22, 2007)
  • Section 5006.1 Mobile and Tower Crane Operator Certification, Exception No. 2--Electric Line Trucks (effective January 14, 2007)
  • Section 5006.1 Mobile and Tower Crane Operator Qualifications--Accreditation of Certifying Entitites (effective August 26, 2009)
  • Section 5031 Crane Inspection Records (effective December 29, 2001)
  • Section 5034 Crane and Derrick Adjustments and Repairs (effective July 3, 2002)
  • Section 5144 Controlled Negative Pressure (CNP) Redon Fit Testing Procedures (effective January 26, 2005)
  • Section 5144 Fit-Testing for Tuberculosis (Emergency standard effective 10/07/04; Permanent standard effective March 7, 2005)
  • Section 5147 Respiratory Protection for M. Tuberculosis (effective July 20, 2004)
  • Section 5148 Prohibition of Smoking in the Workplace (effective March 18, 2004)
  • Section 5154.1 Ventilation Requirements for Laboratory-Type Hood Operations (effective August 30, 2006)
  • Section 5155 Airborne Contaminants (effective March 17, 2012)
  • Section 5155 Airborne Contaminants (effective August 3, 2010)
  • Section 5155 Airborne Contaminants (effective July 6, 2006)
  • Section 5155 Methyl Hydrazine (effective October 31, 2004)
  • Section 5155 Airborne Contaminants (effective November 3, 2004)
  • Section 5155 Airborne Contaminants (effective February 3, 2001)
  • Section 5158 Other Confined Space Operations (effective September 29, 2010)
  • Section 5189 Process Safety Management of Acutely Hazardous Materials Listing of Sulfur Dioxide (effective July 18, 2002)
  • Sections 5190, 5210, 1529 and 1535 Exposure and Control Method Notification Requirements for Asbestos, Methylenedianiline, Vinyl Chloride, and Cotton Dust (effective July 28, 2005)
  • Section 5193 Bloodborne Pathogens (effective August 3, 2001)
  • Section 5194 Hazard Communication Amendments (effective July 6, 2004)
  • Section 5197 Occupational Exposures to Food Flavorings Containing Diacetyl (effective December 2, 2010)
  • Section 5199 Aerosol Transmissible Disease (effective August 5, 2009)
  • Section 5278 Loading of Explosive Materials (effective August 21, 2010)
  • Section 5291 Firing of Explosive Materials (Blasting Operations) (effective March 3, 2011)
  • Section 5306 Electric Blasting in Proximity to Radio, Television or Radar Transmitters (effective November 25, 2009)
  • Section 6184 Employee Alarm Systems (effective September 24, 2005)