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Industrial Hygiene

The Industrial Hygiene Division is responsible for evaluating compliance with rules and regulations governing railroad employee exposure to various workplace health risks such as diesel exhaust, and other harmful contaminants. Other activities include the assessment of compliance with EPA noise rules, and the use of fall protection for railroad bridge work. The division is also directly responsible for implementing internal OSHA compliance programs for the FRA employees and support staff.


(Title 40 CFR)

 (Title 49 CFR)