Approved General Industry Safety Orders standards (§§ 3200‑6184)

Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board

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 Jan. 7, 2005)
  • Sections 3210 and 3900 Elevated Locations - Guardrail Exception for Portable Amusement Rides (effective Apr. 1, 2013)
  • Section 3248 Mechanical Refrigeration (effective Apr. 3, 2009)
  • Section 3251 Refrigerator Vehicles (effective Apr. 4, 2002)
  • Section 3270 Safe Access to Elevated Locations (effective Mar. 30, 2008)
  • Section 3273 Protection from Falling Objects (effective Sep. 25, 2003)
  • Section 3301 Pressure Testing of Pipes and Other Containers (effective Aug. 6, 2004)
  • Section 3308 Hot Pipes and Hot Surfaces (effective Jun. 4, 2010)
  • Section 3314 The Control of Hazardous Energy (effective Jan. 6, 2005)
  • Section 3314 Lockout Tagout (LOTO) - Group Lockout (effective Oct. 1, 2014)
  • Section 3324 Horizontal Sliding Gates (effective Nov. 22, 2007)
  • Section 3328 Machinery and Equipment (effective Apr. 6, 2011)
  • Section 3329 Working on (Dismantling) Pressurized Pipe (effective Oct. 1, 2013)
  • Section 3362 General Sanitation Requirements for Mold (effective Sep. 4, 2002)
  • Section 3380 Personal Protective Equipment (effective Jan. 29, 2005)
  • Section 3380 Personal Protective Devices--Hazard Assessment and Equipment Selection (Horcher) (effective Apr.13, 2011)
  • Section 3381 Federal OSHA Direct Final Rule - Head Protection (effective Jul. 1, 2013)
  • Section 3385 Update of National Consensus Standard Reference for Protective Footwear (effective Jan.26, 2007)
  • Section 3395 Heat Illness Prevention (effective Nov. 4, 2010)
  • Section 3395 Heat Illness Prevention (effective May 1, 2015)
  • Section 3400 Medical Services and First Aid, (effective Sep. 26, 2009)
  • Section 3411 Private Fire Brigades-Foot Protection (effective Oct. 1, 2015)
  • Section 3427 Tree Climbing and Access (Emergency standard effective Aug. 26, 2004; Permanent standard effective Jan. 24, 2005)
  • Section 3441(a) Operation of Agricultural Equipment (effective Jan. 1, 2003)
  • Section 3456 Hand Weeding, Hand Thinning, and Hand Hot Capping Operations in Agriculture (Emergency standard effective 10/07/04; Permanent standard effective Apr. 29, 2005)
  • Section 3458.1 Date Palm Operations--Use of Special Ladders (effective Nov. 2, 2007)
  • Section 3466 Marine Terminal Operations--Vertical Tandem Lifts (effective Jul. 24, 2009)
  • Section 3469 Powered Industrial Truck Training for Marine Terminal Operations (effective Oct.27, 2001)
  • Section 3482 Bulk Storage of Loose Material (effective Mar.10, 2001)
  • Sections 3563 and 3651 Rollover Protective Structures for Ride-On Power Lawn Mowers (effective Sep. 2, 2010)
  • Section 3646(e) Working From or on Top of an Elevated Work Platform Guardrail (effective Feb. 22, 2001)
  • Section 3649 Definition of Agricultural Tractor (effective Sep. 3, 2008)
  • Section 3650 Industrial Trucks, General (Blue Signal Protection) (effective Jan. 30, 2008)
  • Section 3650 Powered Industrial Trucks–Excessive Loads (effective Jul. 1, 2014)
  • Section 3650 Labeling, Design, and Construction of Powered Industrial Trucks (effective Dec. 2, 2006)
  • Section 3656 Order Pickers and Stock Pickers (effective Nov. 1, 2000)
  • Section 3657 Elevating Employees with Industrial Trucks (effective Sep.26, 2004)
  • Section 3657 Elevating Employees with Lift Trucks (effective Jun. 2, 2011)
  • Section 3663 Maintenance of Industrial Trucks (effective Nov. 29, 2003)
  • Section 4086 Momentary Contact Devices for Portable Power Driven Augers (effective Jan. 1, 2010)
  • Section 4188 Definition of General Purpose Die (effective Feb. 4, 2012)
  • Section 4188(b) Specific Definitions for Power Operated Presses (effective Jun. 7, 2001)
  • Section 4296 Automatic Starting of Woodworking Machines and Equipment After Power Failure (effective Oct. 5, 2001)
  • Section 4297 Definitions for Woodworking Machines and Equipment (effective Nov. 1, 2012)
  • Section 4297 Definitions for Woodworking Machines and Equipment (effective Apr. 1, 2014)
  • Section 4301 Spreaders for Self-Feed Circular Ripsaws (effective Apr. 23, 2010)
  • Section 4309 Horizontal Pull Saw (Radial Arm Saw) Guarding (effective Apr. 1, 2013)
  • Section 4324 Dust Collection Systems for Woodworking Machines and Equipment (effective Dec. 5, 2007)
  • Section 4355 Operating Rules for Compaction Equipment (effective Jul. 1, 2014)
  • Section 4530 Bakery Ovens--Inspections (effective May 31, 2009)
  • Section 4542 Guarding of Vertical Food Mixers (effective Oct. 1, 2014)
  • Section 4543 Guarding of Meat Cutting Band Saw Blades (effective Jul. 1, 2007)
  • Section 4650(d) Compressed Gas (Oxygen) Cylinder Storage (effective Jan. 4, 2006)
  • Section 4799 Oxygen or Fuel-Gas Operator Training Instructions (effective Aug.30, 2002)
  • Section 4848 Update of Welding Fire Prevention and Suppression Procedures (effective Sep. 29, 2010)
  • Section 4855 Definition of Trolley Suspended Hoists (effective Jul. 3, 2002)
  • Section 4884 Hammerhead Tower Cranes (effective Nov. 9, 2007)
  • Section 4889 Warning Devices for Overhead Cranes (effective Jan. 4, 2001)
  • Section 4920 Boom-Type Mobile Cranes (effective Oct. 25, 2006)
  • Section 4966 Erection and Dismantling of Tower Cranes (effective Sep. 20, 2000)
  • Section 4968 Tower Crane Pre-Deceleration Devices (effective Nov.29, 2003)
  • Section 4994 Crane Hoisting--Use of Outriggers, Stabilizers, and Other Supports (effective Feb. 28, 2009)
  • Section 4994 Hoisting, Use of Cribbing, ASME Reference Correction (effective Jul. 1, 2013)
  • Section 4999 Properly Rigged (Handling Loads) (effective Feb. 27, 2009)
  • Sections 4999 and 1710 Securing of Loads Prior to Release from Cranes and Other Hoisting Apparatus (effective Aug.24, 2001)
  • Section 5001 Cranes and Other Hoisting Equipment--Signals (effective Jun. 22, 2007)
  • Section 5001 Update and Harmonization of Crane Hand Signals Standards and Illustrations (effective Jul. 1, 2014)
  • Section 5006.1 Mobile and Tower Crane Operator Certification, Exception No. 2--Electric Line Trucks (effective Jan. 14, 2007)
  • Section 5006.1 Mobile and Tower Crane Operator Qualifications--Accreditation of Certifying Entitites (effective Aug.26, 2009)
  • Section 5031 Crane Inspection Records (effective Dec.29, 2001)
  • Section 5034 Crane and Derrick Adjustments and Repairs (effective Jul. 3, 2002)
  • Section 5120 Safe Patient Handling (effective Oct. 1, 2014)
  • Section 5144 Controlled Negative Pressure (CNP) Redon Fit Testing Procedures (effective Jan.26, 2005)
  • Section 5144 Fit-Testing for Tuberculosis (Emergency standard effective 10/07/04; Permanent standard effective Mar. 7, 2005)
  • Section 5147 Respiratory Protection for M. Tuberculosis (effective Jul. 20, 2004)
  • Section 5148 Prohibition of Smoking in the Workplace (effective Mar.18, 2004)
  • Section 5154.1 Ventilation Requirements for Laboratory-Type Hood Operations (effective Aug. 30, 2006)
  • Section 5155 Airborne Contaminants (effective Feb. 3, 2001)
  • Section 5155 Airborne Contaminants (effective Nov. 3, 2004)
  • Section 5155 Airborne Contaminants (effective Jul. 6, 2006)
  • Section 5155 Airborne Contaminants (effective Aug. 3, 2010)
  • Section 5155 Airborne Contaminants (effective Mar. 17, 2012)
  • Section 5155 Airborne Contaminants - Ethylbenzene (effective Oct. 1, 2013)
  • Section 5155 Airborne Contaminants - Hydrogen Chloride (effective Jan 1, 2015)
  • Section 5155 Airborne Contaminants, N-Methylpyrrolidone (effective Apr. 1, 2014)
  • Section 5155 Airborne Contaminants, Naphthalene (effective Oct. 1, 2014)
  • Section 5158 Other Confined Space Operations (effective Sep. 29, 2010)
  • Sections 5184 and 5185 Storage Battery Systems and Changing and Charging Storage Batteries (effective Oct. 1, 2015)
  • Section 5189 Process Safety Management of Acutely Hazardous Materials Listing of Sulfur Dioxide (effective Jul. 18, 2002)
  • Sections 5190, 5210, 1529 and 1535 Exposure and Control Method Notification Requirements for Asbestos, Methylenedianiline, Vinyl Chloride, and Cotton Dust (effective Jul. 28, 2005)
  • Section 5194 Hazard Communication Amendments (effective Jul. 6, 2004)
  • Section 5197 Occupational Exposures to Food Flavorings Containing Diacetyl (effective Dec. 2, 2010)
  • Section 5197 Laboratory Accreditation for Diacetyl Analysis (effective Oct. 1, 2013)
  • Section 5199 Aerosol Transmissible Disease (effective Aug. 5, 2009)
  • Section 5278 Loading of Explosive Materials (effective Aug. 21, 2010)
  • Section 5291 Firing of Explosive Materials (Blasting Operations) (effective Mar. 3, 2011)
  • Section 5306 Electric Blasting in Proximity to Radio, Television or Radar Transmitters (effective Nov. 25, 2009)
  • Section 5605 Tank Storage Subject to Flooding, Precautionary Measure (effective Oct. 1, 2014)
  • Section 6184 Employee Alarm Systems (effective Sep. 24, 2005)
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