S.C. OSHA Program Directives

Program Directives are technical interpretations of standards and may be used as a guide. For more information, please contact Gwen Thomas.

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1) Marking for Aisles and Passageways

2) Nominal Diameter

3) Metal Pouring Platforms

4) Clearance for Handrails and Railings

5) Guarding Floor and Wall Opening and Holes

6) Open-Sided Floors, Platforms and Runways

7) Clarification of Article VI, Section 1910.23

8) Height of Guardrails

9) Fall Protection in General Industry

10) Fixed Ladders – Requirements

11) Clarification of Fixed Ladders

12) Fixed Ladders Used in Emergency Situations

13) General Industry Standard Article VI

14) Requirements for Determining the Number of Means of Egress

15) Means of Egress; Fundamental Requirements Relative to Workover Rigs Used to Service Oil Wells

16) Acceptability of Self –Luminous Exit Signs

17) Clarification of Type Doors in Storage Occupancies

18) Building Anchors for Intermittent Stabilization

19) Upper and Lower Controls for Aerial Lifts

20) Citation for Section 1.12

21) Guidelines for Noise and Dust Inspections

22) Attachment

23) Violations for Noise Standards

24) Oxygen, Bulk Oxygen Systems

25) Drainage, Dikes, and Walls for Aboveground Tanks

26) Flammable and Combustible Liquids

27) Approved Flammable Liquid Hose Nozzle Valves for General Industry

28) Incidental Storage or Use of Flammable and Combustible Liquids

29) Citing of Standard Article VI

30) Flashpoint

31) Relative to Metal Waste Cans

32) U. S. DOT Exemptions Which Allow Shipment of Combustible

33) Clarification of the Quantity of Liquid that may be Located Outside

34) Fire Protection System for Electrostatic Spraying

35) Use of Automatic Sprinkler Extinguishing Systems in Spray Finishing Operations

36) Citing for Exhaust Fans Located in Walls of Enclosed Rooms

37) Relative to Metal Waste Cans

40) Relative to Metal Waste Cans

41) Proposed Standards Modifications to Explosives and Blasting Agents

42) Transportation of Explosives, Personnel and Blasting Caps

42) Attachment

43) Acceptance of U.S. DOT Exemption

44) Ventin LP-Gas to the Atomosphere

45) Financial Obligation for Protective Shoes

46) Wire Mesh Gloves Not Mandatory for Meatcutters in Retail Stores

47) Fall Protection in General Industry

48) Exemption for Religious Reasons From Wearing Hard Hat

49) Accessibility of Toilet Facilities

50) Citing for Temporary Housing for Agricultural Workers

51) Citing for Violations of Article VI, Section 1910.142(b)(7)

52) Acceptable First Aid Kits - Temporary Labor Camps

53) Slow Moving Vehicle Emblem Requirements

54) Interpretation of Article - Employees Exposed to Battery Installations

55) Clarification-In Relation to Use of Liter Containers

56) Fire-Resistive Coat Requirements for Fire Brigades

57) Hydrostatic Testing of Dry Chemical Cartridge Portable Fire Extinguishers

58) Drains on Air Receivers

59) Markings for Aisles and Passageways

60) Clarification - in relation to Restraining Devices used with Multi-Piece

61) Industrial Powered Trucks

62) Powered Industrial Trucks; Truck Operations

63) Battery Charging Stations for Fork Lifts and Other Industrial Trucks

64) Powered Industrial Trucks, Chocks and Blocks

65) Disparity Between Article VI

66) Mechanical Means to Secure Trucks or Trailers to a Locking Dock

67) Inspection Requirements of Chain Hoists

68) Overhead and Gantry Cranes, and Derricks

69) Overhead and Gantry Cranes, Derricks

70) Alloy Steel Chain Slings, Proof Testing

71) Interim Instructions Concerning Specifications of Materials

72) Guarding of Circular Meat Cutting Saws

73) Defining Acceptable Guarding of Fan B

74) Guarding of Nip Points on Squeeze Rolls on Size Boxes of Slashers

75) Clarification on Applicability-Platen Presses

76) Applicabilit-Chain Saws

77) Ingoing Nip Points

78) Application of Article VI, Section 1910.212(a)(1) to Food Waste Disposal Equipment

79) Point of Operation Guarding for All Machines

80) Three-Roller Printing Ink Mills

81) As Applied to Cooling Fans for Electrical Transmission and Distribution

82) Citing of Machines used to Inspect, Grind, Measure, or Tension-Measure

83) Awareness Barriers Installed on Metal Cutting Shears

84) Machine Guarding for All Machines; as Applied to Circular Saws in the Poultry Industry

85) Caution Labeling of Radial Saws

86) Repetitive Operation of Radial Saws

87) Radial Saw Guards-Saw Mill Operations

88) Acceptability of Fixed or Manually Adjusted Guards

89) Woodworking Machinery Guarding Requirements

90) Woodworking Machinery Requirements

91) Clarification of Positive Means - Woodworking Machinery Requirements

92) Provisions to Prevent Restarting of Woodworking Machines after Restoration of Electrical Power

93) Work Rests-Abrasive Wheel Machinery

94) Abrasive Operations Using Cutoff Wheels and Masonry Saws

95) Clarification on the Applicability of.

96) Clarification - Additional Requirements for Safeguarding

97) Applicability of Pullout and Holdout or Restraining Devices Under Section 1910.217

98) Interpretations of Subarticle - Mechanical Power Presses

99) Mechanical Power Presses Single Stroke Mechanism Requirements Under Section 1910.217(b)(3)(i)

100) Mechanical Power Presses, Clarifications

101) Forging Machines

102) Guarding of Cotton Carding Machines in Textile Industry

103) Guarding of Dobby Drive on Looms

104) Guarding of Roller Top Carding Machines Used in Woolen

105) Application - Ingoing Nip Points, Vertical and Inclined Belts

106) Classification - terms Enclosed and Fully Enclosed

107) Reduction of Air Pressure Below 30 psi for Cleaning Purposes

108) Tool Retainer - Guarding of Pneumatic Powered Tools and Hose

109) Portable Belt Sanding Machines

110) Loading of Explosive Powered Tools; Magazine - or Clip-fed

111) Replacement Welding Tips

112) Guarding of Cotton Carding Machines in Textile Ind (Alternate Method)

113) Interlocks on Gear Housing (Alternate Method)

114) Interpretation as they pertain to Laundry Washer Tumbler or Shaker

115) Protection for Loom Fixers

116) Guarding of Roller Top Carding Machines Used in Woolen and Long Staple

117) Acceptability of Photoelectric Cells on type MZD Warpers

118) Laundry Washer Tumbler or Shaker

119) Unloading Equipment and Facilities

120) Use of one half-inch Lexan M. R. 4000 and 9030

121) Requirements Applying to Metal Manhole Ladders

122) Clarification of Operations Which Involve Construction Work

123) Fluids Used as Coolants in Electrical Transformers

124) Meat Tenderizing Technology in the Meat Packing Industry

125) Clarification of Subarticle 6, Sections

126) Splicing and Tapping of Flexible Cords and Cables

127) Nuisance Dusts

128) Citation Policy for Chromates and Chromic Acids

129) Respiratory Protection Against Exposure to Vinyl Chloride

130) Interpretation of Definition of Medical Removal Protection

131) Compliance Dates for Lead Standard with Clarifications

132) Showering Requirements of the Acrylonitrile Standard

133) Fall Protection in Structural Steel Erection and Operations

134) Guarding of Personnel on Open-Sided Flat and Sloping Roofs

135) First Aid Kits Which Comply with the Construction Standards

136) Exemption for Religious Reasons from Wearing Hard Hats

137) Approved Flammable Liquid Hose Nozzle Valves for General Industry

138) Material Storage-As Related to Interim Storage of Concrete Forms

139) Material Storage-As Related to Interim Storage of Temporary Flooring

140) Loading of Explosive Powered Tools.doc; Magazine - or Clip-Fed Explosive

140) Loading of Explosive Powered Tools; Magazine - or Clip-Fed Explosive

141) Abrasive Operations Using Cutoff Wheels and Masonry Saws

142) Repetitive Operations of Radial Saws

143) Portable Belt Sanding Machines as Covered by

144) Provisions to Prevent Restarting of Woodworking Machines

145) Securing of Compressed Gas Cylinders

146) Employees Exposed to Battery Installations at Remote

147) Clarification of Subarticle 6, Sections

148) Clarification of Construction Scaffolding Standards

149) Scaffolding, General Requirements, Guardrails

150) As Related to Laminated Planking

151) Tie-off on Multistage Suspension Scaffolds

152) Applied to Welding Required on Float or Ship Scaffolds

154) Chains and Cables Used as Guardrails at Floor and Wall Openings in the Construction Industry

155) Safety Monitoring System As It Applies to

156) Guarding of Personnel on Open-Sided Flat and Sloping Roofs

157) Forbidden Zone As Applied to Cranes and Derricks

158) Accessible Areas As Applied to Subpart N

159) Overhead and Gantry Cranes, and Derricks - Normal Operating Condition

160) Upper and Lower Controls Required Only for Aerial Lifts

161) Tying-Off of Loft-Workers, Top-Men and Pile-Monks

162) Use of half-inch Lexan M. R. 4000 and 9030 Ploycarbonate

163) Abrasive Operations Using Cutoff Wheels and Masonry Saws

164) Fall Protection in Structural Steel Erection and Operations

165) Proposed Modifications to Explosives and Blasting Agents

166) Transportation of Explosives, Personnel and Blasting Caps

166) Attachment

167) Clarification Relevant to Aerial Lift Trucks Required

168) Minimum Performance Criteria For Roll-over Protective

169) Low Profile Tractor

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