Machinery Safety in USA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Last edit: 16/05/2023

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) passed in 1970 to provide safe and healthy working conditions. Part 1910 of the 29th Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) gives specific standards. Subpart O of Part 1910 sets standards for machinery and machine guarding, and divides into Part1910.211 to Part 1910.219.

Standard No.   Title
1910.211          Definition
1910.212          General requirements for all machines
1910.213          Woodworking machinery requirements
1910.214          Cooperage machinery
1910.215          Abrasive wheel machinery
1910.216          Mills and calenders in the rubber and plastic industries
1910.217          Mechanical power presses
1910.218          Forging machines
1910.219          Mechanical power-transmission apparatus

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