Part Number: 1910
Part Title: Occupational Safety and Health Standards
Subpart: S
Subpart Title: Electrical
Standard Number: 1910.301
Title: Introduction.
GPO Source: e-CFR

This subpart addresses electrical safety requirements that are necessary for the practical safeguarding of employees in their workplaces and is divided into four major divisions as follows:


Design safety standards for electrical systems. These regulations are contained in 1910.302 through 1910.330. Sections 1910.302 through 1910.308 contain design safety standards for electric utilization systems. Included in this category are all electric equipment and installations used to provide electric power and light for employee workplaces. Sections 1910.309 through 1910.330 are reserved for possible future design safety standards for other electrical systems.


Safety-related work practices. These regulations will be contained in 1910.331 through 1910.360.


Safety-related maintenance requirements. These regulations will be contained in 1910.361 through 1910.380.


Safety requirements for special equipment. These regulations will be contained in 1910.381 through 1910.398.


Definitions. Definitions applicable to each division are contained in 1910.399.

[46 FR 4056, Jan. 16, 1982; 46 FR 40185, Aug. 7, 1981]