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OSHA Regulations Relating to Truck Bed Liner Application:

  • Hazard Communication
    To ensure chemical safety in the workplace, OSHA requires that information must be available about the identities and hazards of the chemicals, such as an MSDS or labels. View OSHA Hazardous Communications Standards for more information.

  • Respiratory Protection
    OSHA requires respiratory protection to protect workers when spraying truck bed liner applications when there is a chance of over exposure to MDI mists or vapors. View OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Program for more information.

  • Code of Federal Regulations
    The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is where you can locate the federal regulatory citations for OSHA standards. View the CFR for federal regulatory citations for OSHA standards.

  • Consultation Program
    OSHA’s free consultation can help employers find out about potential hazards at their worksites, improve their occupational safety and health management systems, and even qualify for a one-year exemption from routine OSHA inspections. View OSHA’s Consultation Program for more information.

  • Personal Protective Equipment
    OSHA requires the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) to reduce employee exposure to hazards when engineering and administrative controls are not feasible or effective in reducing these exposures to acceptable levels. Employers are required to determine if PPE should be used to protect their workers. View OSHA's Personal Protective Equipment information for more information.

The references to regulations have been listed to provide helpful information regarding spray polyurethane foam applications. The references should help operators of spray polyurethane applications find regulations related to spray polyurethane products, however, each facility and operator has an independent obligation to ascertain that their actions and practices meet all relevant local, state and federal laws. Facility operators may need to seek independent legal advice, and may need to vary their approach with respect to particular operations, products or locations based on their factual circumstances. The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) does not intend for this information to be legal advice, and doES not make any warranty or representation, either express or implied, with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the information; nor does CPI assume any liability of any kind whatsoever resulting from the use of or reliance upon any information, conclusions or opinions contained herein.


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