There are twenty-eight OSHA-approved State Plans, operating state-wide occupational safety and health programs. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as OSHA's and may have different or more stringent requirements.
Lead hazards are addressed in specific standards for general industry, shipyard employment and the construction industry. This section highlights OSHA standards, preambles to final rules (background to final rules) and Federal Registers (rules, proposed rules, and notices).
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
- 1910 Subpart I, Personal protective equipment [related topic page]
- 1910 Subpart Z, Toxic and hazardous substances [related topic page]
Shipyard Employment (29 CFR 1915)
- 1915 Subpart Z, Toxic and hazardous substances
Construction (29 CFR 1926)
- 1926.62, Lead.
Preambles to Final Rules
- Lead in General Industry (November 1978)
- Lead in Construction (May 1993)
- Search all available preambles to final rules.
- Search all available Federal Registers.