TITLE 56: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
SUBCHAPTER b: REGULATION OF WORKING CONDITIONS
PART 350 HEALTH AND SAFETY
SECTION 350.300 ADOPTION OF FEDERAL STANDARDS


 

Section 350.300  Adoption of Federal Standards

 

a)         Incorporations.  All materials incorporated by this Section are incorporated as of the date specified and do not include any later amendments or editions.

 

1)         Pursuant to Section 4 of the Health and Safety Act, the Department hereby incorporates by reference the general health and safety standards and special maritime and construction industry standards adopted by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration as effective October 31, 2009.  These standards are located at 29 CFR 1904, 1910, 1915, and 1926.

 

2)         The following interpretations of 29 CFR 1910.134, Respiratory Protection Standard (1998) are incorporated into this Part.  Copies are available at the Department's Chicago office.  Copies of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration material may also be obtained at http://www.osha-slc.gov/SLTC/respiratoryprotection/index.html.

           

Preamble:  Respiratory Protection; Final Rule, 63 Fed. Reg. 1152 (Jan. 8, 1998)

 

Questions & Answers on the Respiratory Protection Standard, OSHA Memorandum (Aug. 17, 1998)

 

Inspection Procedure for the Respiratory Protection Standard, CPL 2-0.120 (Sept. 18, 1998)

 

Small Entity Compliance Guide for the Revised Respiratory Protection Standard, OSHA Directorate of Health Standards Programs (Sept. 30, 1998)

 

Illinois Fire Chiefs Association − A Guideline on OSHA's 1998 Update of Its 1971 Respiratory Protection Standard (Mar. 9, 1999)

 

3)         The following interpretation of 29 CFR 1910 and 1926, Standards Improvement (Miscellaneous Changes) for General Industry and Construction Standards; Paperwork Collection for Coke Oven Emissions and Inorganic Arsenic (1998); 29 CFR 1915 and 1926, Occupational Exposure to Asbestos (1998); 29 CFR 1910, Methylene Chloride (1998); 29 CFR 1910, Permit-Required Confined Spaces (1998); and 29 CFR 1910, 1915, 1917, 1918, and 1926, Powered Industrial Truck Operator Training (1999) are incorporated into this Part.  Copies are available at the Department's Chicago office.  Copies may also be obtained at http://www.osha.gov/comp-links.html.

 

            Preamble: Standards Improvement (Miscellaneous Changes) for General Industry and Construction Standards; Paperwork Collection for Coke Oven Emissions and Inorganic Arsenic; Final Rule, 63 Fed. Reg. 33450 (June 18, 1998)

 

            Preamble:  Occupational Exposure to Asbestos; 63 Fed. Reg. 35137 (June 29, 1998)

 

            Preamble: Methylene Chloride; Final Rule, 63 Fed. Reg. 50711 (Sept. 22, 1998)

 

            Preamble: Permit-Required Confined Spaces; Final Rule, 63 Fed. Reg. 66018 (Dec. 1, 1998)

 

            Preamble: Powered Industrial Truck Operator Training; Final Rule, 63 Fed. Reg. 66238 (Dec. 1, 1998)

 

4)         The following interpretation of 29 CFR 1910, Dipping and Coating Operations (1999) is incorporated into this Part.  Copies are available at the Department's Chicago office.  Copies may also be obtained at http://www.osha.gov/comp-links.html.

 

            Preamble: Dipping and Coating Operations; Final Rule, 64 Fed. Reg. 13897 (Mar. 23, 1999)

 

5)         The following interpretation of 29 CFR 1926, Safety Standards for Steel Erection (2001) and 29 CFR 1910, Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens; Needlesticks and Other Sharps Injuries (2001) are incorporated into this Part.  Copies are available at the Department's Chicago office.  Copies may also be obtained at http://www.osha.gov/comp-links.html.

 

            Preamble:  Safety Standards for Steel Erection; Final Rule, 66 Fed. Reg. 5196 (Jan. 18, 2001)

 

            Preamble:  Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens; Needlesticks and Other Sharps Injuries; Final Rule, 66 Fed. Reg. 5318 (Jan. 18, 2001)

 

6)         The following interpretation of 29 CFR 1910.36, 1910.37, 1910.38 and 1910.39, Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans and Fire Prevention Plans, Final Rule (Nov. 11, 2002); 29 CFR 1904, Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting, Final Rule (July 1, 2002 and December 17, 2002 update); 29 CFR 1910.139, Termination of Rulemaking Respiratory Protection for M. Tuberculosis, Final Rule (Dec. 31, 2003); 29 CFR 1915.52, Fire Protection in Shipyard Employment, Final Rule (Sept. 15, 2004); and 29 CFR 1910 et al., Standards Improvement Project – Phase II (Jan. 5, 2005) are incorporated into this Part.  Copies are available at any of the Department's offices.  Copies may also be obtained at http://www.osha.gov.

 

7)         The following interpretations of 29 CFR 1910, 1915 and 1926, Assigned Protection Factors, Final Rule (Aug. 24, 2006);  29 CFR 1926, Roll-Over Protective Structure, Final Rule (Dec. 29, 2005, corrected July 20, 2006);  29 CFR 1910.1026, Occupational Exposure to Hexavalent Chromium, Final Rule (Feb. 28, 2006, corrected June 23, 2006); 29 CFR 1926, Steel Erection:  Slip Resistance of Skeletal Structural Steel, Final Rule (Jan. 18, 2006);  29 CFR 1910, 1915 and 1926, Electrical Installation Requirements, subpart S, Final Rule (Feb. 14, 2007, corrected Oct. 29, 2008);  29 CFR 1915, Updating National Consensus Standards in OSHA Standard for Fire Protection in Shipyard Employment, Final Rule (Jan. 3, 2007); 29 CFR 1910, Employer Payment for Personal Protective Equipment, Final Rule (Nov. 15, 2007, clarified Dec. 12, 2008); and 29 CFR 1910, Updating OSHA Standards Based on National Consensus Standards, Final Rule (Mar. 14, 2008, Dec. 14, 2007, Sept. 9, 2009) are incorporated into this Part.  Copies are available at any of the Department's offices, on the Department website www.state.il.us/agency/idol or the OSHA website http://www.osha.gov.

 

b)         The Department shall consider any subsequent amendments to the health and safety standards adopted by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration.  Such amendments will be adopted by reference, or substitute provisions that provide equivalent protection will be adopted.  Amendments will be adopted through filing with the Secretary of State and publication in the Illinois Register as required by Section 5-40 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act [5 ILCS 100/5-40].

 

c)         The Department hereby adopts as a rule of the Department, through incorporation by reference, 29 CFR 1910.1030, Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens (1991).  The dates listed in paragraph (i) of 29 CFR 1910.1030 are not applicable to Illinois public sector employers.  The effective date (paragraph (i)(1) of the adopted standard) for the Illinois public sector shall be January 19, 1993.  The compliance date for paragraph (i)(2) of the adopted standard shall be February 18, 1993, the date for paragraph (i)(3) shall be March 20, 1993, and the date for paragraph (i)(4) shall be April 19, 1993.

 

d)         The effective dates for 29 CFR 1910.119(e)(1)(i), (ii), (iii), and (iv), which establish timelines for hazard analyses for hazardous materials, are one, two, three, and four years, respectively, after August 1, 1994.

 

(Source:  Amended at 34 Ill. Reg. 4793, effective March 16, 2010)