The safe use of pneumatic tools in the workplace, including safety air guns, are governed under several OSHA Regulations. Standards for General Industry are listed below and apply across all classes of end-users. Standards for Shipyards, Marine Terminals and Construction are also shown below and apply to these sub-classes.
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For General Industry
Occupational Health and Environmental Control
Occupational Noise Exposure
OSHA STANDARD 1910.95
Hand and Portable Powered Tools and Equipment, General
Compressed Air Used for Cleaning
OSHA STANDARD 1910.242(b)
Instruction for OSHA Standard 1910.242(b)
Reduction of Air Pressure below 30 psi for Cleaning Purposes
Tools and Related Equipment
OSHA STANDARD 1915.131
For Marine Terminals
Related Terminal Operations and Equipment
OSHA STANDARD 1917.154
Power Operated Hand Tools
Pneumatic Power Tools
OSHA STANDARD 1926.302