DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS  
DIRECTOR’S OFFICE  
GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARD  
(By authority conferred on the director of the Department of Licensing and Regulatory  
Affairs by sections 16 and 21 of 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1016 and 408.1021, and Executive  
Reorganization Order Nos. 1996-2, 2003-18 2003-1, 2008-4, and 2011-4, MCL 408.1016,  
408.1021, 445.2001, 445.2011, 445.2025, and 445.2030)  
PART 94 TEXTILES  
R 408.19401 Scope.  
Rule 9401. This standard applies to the design, installation, processes, operation and  
maintenance of textile machinery, equipment, and other plant facilities in all plants engaged  
in the manufacture and processing of textiles, except those processes used exclusively in the  
manufacture of synthetic fibers.  
History: 2014 AACS; 2018 AACS.  
R 408.19403 Adoption of a federal standard.  
Rule 9403. (1) The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)  
regulation 29 C.F.R. §1910.262, “Textiles,” as amended November 18, 2016, is adopted by  
reference in these rules.  
(2) A reference to §1910.264, “Laundry machinery and operations,” means General  
Industry Safety Standard Part 71 “Laundry and Dry Cleaning Machinery and Operations.”  
(3) A reference to §1910.144, “Safety color code for marking physical hazards,” means  
General Industry Safety Standard Part 37 “Accident Prevention Signs and Tags.”  
(4) A reference to §1910 Subpart D, “Walking-Working Surfaces,” means General  
Industry Safety and Health Standard Part 2 “Walking-Working Surfaces.”  
(5) The availability information for the standards adopted in these rules is in  
R 408.19405 and MIOSHA standards referenced in these rules is in R 408.19410.  
(6) The adopted federal regulations shall have the same force and effect as a rule  
promulgated under the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Act, 1974 PA 154, MCL  
408.1001 to 408.1094.  
History: 2014 AACS; 2018 AACS.  
R 408.19405 Adopted standards.  
Rule 9405. (1) The OSHA regulation 29 C.F.R. §1910.262, “Textiles,” adopted in these  
rules is available from the United States Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and  
Health Administration, website www.osha.gov, at no charge, as of the time of adoption of  
these rules.  
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(2) The following standards are adopted in these rules and are available from IHS  
Global, 15 Inverness Way East, Englewood, Colorado, 80112, USA, telephone number:  
1-800-854-7179 or via the internet at website: http://global.ihs.com at a cost as of the time of  
adoption of these rules, as stated in this subrule.  
(a) American National Safety Institute ANSI Standard Z9.2 “Fundamentals Governing  
the Design and Operation of Local Exhaust Ventilation Systems,” 1960 edition. Cost $32.00.  
(b) American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code,  
Section VIII, “Unfired Pressure Vessels,” 1968 edition. Cost: $514.00.  
(3) The standards adopted in these rules are available for inspection at the Department  
of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, MIOSHA Regulatory Services Section, 530 West  
Allegan Street, P.O. Box 30643, Lansing, Michigan, 48909-8143.  
(4) The standards adopted in these rules may be obtained from the publisher or may be  
obtained from the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, MIOSHA Regulatory  
Services Section, 530 West Allegan Street, P.O. Box 30643, Lansing, Michigan,  
48909-8143, at the cost charged in this rule, plus $20.00 for shipping and handling.  
History: 2014 AACS; 2018 AACS.  
R 408.19410 Availability of MIOSHA referenced standards.  
Rule 9410. The following Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration  
(MIOSHA) standards are referenced in these rules. Up to 5 copies of these standards may be  
obtained at no charge from the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs,  
MIOSHA Regulatory Services Section, 530 West Allegan Street, P.O. Box 30643, Lansing,  
MI, 48909-8143 or via the internet at website: www.michigan.gov/mioshastandards. For  
quantities greater than 5, the cost, at the time of adoption of these rules, is 4 cents per page.  
(a) General Industry Safety and Health Standard Part 2 “Walking-Working Surfaces,”  
R 408.10201 to R 408.10241.  
(b) General Industry Safety Standard Part 37 “Accident Prevention Signs and Tags,”  
R 408.13701 to R 408.13738.  
(c) General Industry Safety Standard Part 71 “Laundry and Dry Cleaning Machinery  
and Operations,” R 408.17101 to R 408.17163.  
History: 2018 AACS.  
Rule 3403 Rescinded.  
History: 2014 AACS.  
Rule 3504 Rescinded.  
History: 2014 AACS.  
Rule 5002 Rescinded.  
History: 2014 AACS.  
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