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Workplace Safety Standards Workplace safety standards listed below represent a selection of programs, equipment, procedures and reports that would commonly apply across many occupations. The grouping is not oriented especially to the manufacture or testing of products used to protect workers. Instead these standards apply to the worker and the employer making responsible decisions for their own safety and that of their coworkers.

In addition to searches by keyword or document number, you may want to check pages for laboratory safety, confined spaces, construction safety, safety compliance, and others where specific standards are listed for those occupations.

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Workplace Safety General Guidelines

Workplace Safety General Guidelines

NFPA 70E-2012

Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, 2012 Edition

ANSI/ASSE A10.38-2013

Basic Elements of an EmployerÆs Program to Provide a Safe and Healthful Work Environment

ANSI Z400.1/Z129.1-2010

Hazardous Workplace Chemicals - Hazard Evaluation and Safety Data Sheet and Precautionary Labeling Preparation

ISO 18893:2014

Mobile elevating work platforms - Safety principles, inspection, maintenance and operation

ISO 20712-1:2008

Water safety signs and beach safety flags - Part 1: Specifications for water safety signs used in workplaces and public areas

ANSI/ASSE A1264. Safety for Workplace Surfaces Package

ANSI/ASSE A1264.1 and ANSI/ASSE A1264.2 Workplace Safety Requirements for Walking/Workplace Surfaces

Workplace Safety Personal Protective Equipment

Workplace Safety Personal Protective Equipment

BS 7184:2001

Selection, use and maintenance of chemical protective clothing. Guidance (British Standard)

BS 7971-1:2002

Protective clothing and equipment for use in violent situations and in training. General requirements (British Standard)

ISO 13688:2013

Protective clothing - General requirements

BS EN 529:2005

Respiratory protective devices. Recommendations for selection, use, care and maintenance. Guidance document (British Standard)

ANSI/ISEA 107-2015

American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel and Accessories

CSA Z96-2015

Z96-15 - High-visibility safety apparel

BS EN 175:1997

Personal protection. Equipment for eye and face protection during welding and allied processes (British Standard)

Workplace Safety Procedures

Workplace Safety Procedures

ASTM F1011-07(2013)

Standard Guide for Developing a Hazardous Materials Training Curriculum for Initial Response Personnel

NEMA MG 2-2014

Safety Standard for Construction and Guide for Selection, Installation and Use of Electric Motors and Generators

ANSI/ASSE Z9.3-2017

Spray Finishing Operations: Safety Code for Design, Construction and Ventilation

ANSI/ASSE A10.16-2009 Package

Safety Requirements for Tunnels, Shafts, and Caissons American National Standard for Construction and Demolition Operations with Comparision document for versions 1995 and 2009

ANSI/ASSE A10.47-2015

Work Zone Safety for Highway Construction

AWS C4.2/C4.2M:2017

Recommended Practices for Oxyfuel Gas Cutting Torch Operation

ANSI Z245.2-2013

Stationary Compactors - Safety Requirements for Installation, Maintenance, and Operation

ANSI Z245.30-2008

Equipment Technology and Operations for Wastes and Recyclable Materials - Waste Containers - Safety Requirements

ANSI Z245.5-2013

Baling Equipment - Safety Requirements for Installation, Maintenance, and Operation

CSA Z142-2010 (R2014)

Z142-10 - Code for power press operation: Health, safety, and safeguarding requirements

CSA Z275.2-2015

Z275.2-15 - Occupational safety code for diving operations

IEEE 1127-2013

IEEE Guide for the Design, Construction, and Operation of Electric Power Substations for Community Acceptance and Environmental Compatibility


IEEE Guide for Maintenance, Operation and Safety of Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (Yellow Book)

IEEE C95.4-2002 (R2008)

IEEE Recommended Practice for Determining Safe Distances From Radio Frequency Transmitting Antennas When Using Electric Blasting Caps During Explosive Operations

IEC/TS 61149 Ed. 1.0 b:1995

Guide for safe handling and operation of mobile radio equipment

ASTM E2349-12

Standard Practice for Safety Requirements in Metal Casting Operations: Sand Preparation, Molding, and Core Making; Melting and Pouring; and Cleaning and Finishing

NFPA 3-2012

Recommended Practice on Commissioning and Integrated Testing of Fire Protection and Life Safety Systems, 2012 Edition

ANSI/ISA 12.13.02-2012

Explosive Atmospheres - Part 29-2: Gas detectors - Selection, installation, use and maintenance of detectors for flammable gases and oxygen

ANSI/ISA TR12.13.03-2009

Guide for Combustible Gas Detection as a Method of Protection

AS 4655-2005

Fire safety audits (FOREIGN STANDARD)

ASTM D7316-14

Standard Guide for Interpretation of Existing Field Instrumentation to Influence Emergency Response Decisions

ASTM E2601-15

Standard Practice for Radiological Emergency Response

Workplace Safety Reports

Workplace Safety Reports

AS 1885.1-1990

Measurement of occupational health and safety performance - Describing and reporting occupational injuries and disease (known as the National Standard for workplace injury and disease recording) (FOREIGN STANDARD)

ASTM F1694-14

Standard Guide for Composing Walkway Surface Investigation, Evaluation and Incident Report Forms for Slips, Stumbles, Trips, and Falls