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• Record Type: Instruction
• Directive Number: STD 01-11-006
• Old Directive Number: STD 1-11.6A
• Title: Disparity Between 29 CFR 1910.178(c)(2)(vii) and Table N-1, 29 CFR 1910.178(c)(2)
• Information Date: 02/19/1979
• Standard Number: 1910.178(c)(2)

OSHA Instruction STD 1-11.6A February 19, 1979 Office of Compliance Programming

SUBJECT: Disparity Between 29 CFR 1910.178(c)(2)(vii) and Table N-1, 29 CFR 1910.178(c)(2)

A. Purpose. This instruction resolves a disparity between the context of 29 CFR 1910.178 (c)(2)(vii) and Table N-1, Summary Table On Use Of Industrial Trucks In Various Locations, 29 CFR 1910.178(c)(2).

B. Scope. This instruction applies OSHA-wide.

C. Cancellation. OSHA Instruction STD 1-11.6, July 18, 1978, Office of Compliance Programming, (previously OSHA Program Directive #100-104) is canceled.

D. Action. For compliance purposes, OSHA permits the use of truck types referenced in 29 CFR 1910.178(c)(1), with certain limitations, as specified in the following paragraphs:

1. Truck types indicated in 29 CFR 1910.178(c)(2)(vii) as DY, EE and EX are allowed in all Class II, Division 2, locations.
2. Truck types designated as DS, ES, GS or LPS may be used in the following Class II, Division 2 locations, rooms and areas containing only closed spouting and conveyors, closed bins or hoppers, or machines and equipment from which appreciable quantities of dust would escape only under abnormal operating conditions; rooms or areas into which explosive or ignitable concentrations of suspended dust might be communicated only under abnormal operating conditions; rooms or areas where the formation of explosive or ignitable concentrations of suspended dust is prevented by the operation of effective dust control equipment; warehouses and shipping rooms where dust producing materials are stored or handled only in bags or containers and other similar locations.

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OSHA INSTRUCTION STD 1-11.6A FEBRUARY 19, 1979 OFFICE OF COMPLIANCE PROGRAMMING

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