DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY  
DIRECTOR’S OFFICE  
GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARD  
(By authority conferred on the director of the department of labor and economic  
opportunity by sections 14 and 24 of the Michigan occupational safety and health act,  
1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1014 and 408.1024, and Executive Reorganization Order Nos.  
1996-2, 2003-1, 2008-4, 2011-4, and 2019-3, MCL 445.2001, 445.2011, 445.2025,  
445.2030, and 125.1998)  
PART 313. METHYLENE CHLORIDE  
R 325.51651 Scope, applicability, adoption, and standards by reference  
standards.  
Rule 1. (1) These rules apply to all occupational exposures to methylene chloride  
(MC), chemical abstracts service registry no. 75-09-2, in all industries covered by the  
Michigan occupational safety and health act, 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1001 to 408.1094.  
(2) These rules replace all references to methylene chloride contained in table G-2 in  
General Industry Safety and Health Standard Part 301. “Air Contaminants for General  
Industry.  
(3) The following federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)  
regulations are adopted by reference in these rules.  
(a) 29 CFR 1910.1052 “Methylene Chloride,” effective May 14, 2019.  
(b) 29 CFR 1926.1152 “Methylene Chloride,” effective January 10, 1997.  
(4) All of the following provisions apply with respect to the regulations adopted in  
subrule (1) of these rules:  
(a) A reference to 29 CFR 1910.120, “Hazardous waste operations and emergency  
response,” means General Industry and Construction Safety Standard Part 432.  
“Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response.”  
(b) A reference to 29 CFR 1910.133, “Eye and face protection,” means General  
Industry Safety and Health Standard Part 433. “Personal Protective Equipment,” General  
Industry Safety and Health Standard Part 33. “Personal Protective Equipment,” and  
Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 6. “Personal Protective Equipment.” as  
referenced in R 325.51653.  
(c) A reference to 29 CFR 1910.1200 and 29 CFR 1926.59 “Hazard  
Communication,” means Occupational Health Standard Part 430. “Hazard  
Communication,” General Industry Safety Standard Part 92. “Hazard Communication,”  
and Construction Safety Standard Part 42. “Hazard Communication.”  
(d) A reference to 29 CFR 1910.1020 “Access to employee exposure and medical  
records,” means General Industry and Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 470.  
“Employee Medical Records and Trade Secrets.”  
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(5) The provisions of 29 CFR 1910.1052 and 29 CFR 1926.1152 have the same  
force and effect as rules promulgated under the Michigan occupational safety and health  
act, 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1001 to 408.1094.  
(6) The standards adopted in subrule (1) of this rule are available from the United  
States Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration website:  
(7) The standards adopted in subrule (1) of this rule are also available for inspection  
at the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity, MIOSHA, Standards and FOIA  
Section, 530 W. Allegan Street, P.O. Box 30643, Lansing, Michigan, 48909-8143.  
(8) The standards adopted in subrule (1) of this rule may be obtained from the  
publisher or may also be obtained from the Department of Labor and Economic  
Opportunity, MIOSHA, Standards and FOIA Section, 530 W. Allegan Street, P.O. Box  
30643, Lansing, Michigan, 48909-8143, at the cost charged in this rule, plus $20.00 for  
shipping and handling.  
(9) Appendices A, B, and C, to these rules are informational only and are not  
intended to create any additional obligations or requirements not otherwise imposed or to  
detract from any established obligations or requirements.  
(10) The following Michigan occupational safety and health (MIOSHA) standards  
are referenced in these rules. Up to 5 copies of these standards may be obtained at no  
charge from the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity, MIOSHA, Standards  
and FOIA Section, 530 W. Allegan Street, P.O. Box 30643, Lansing, Michigan, 48909-  
greater than 5, the cost, as of the time of adoption of these rules, is 4 cents per page.  
(a) Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 6. “Personal Protective  
Equipment,” R 408.40601 to R 408.40660.  
(b) General Industry Safety and Health Standard Part 33. “Personal Protective  
Equipment,” R 408.13301 to R 408.13398.  
(c) General Industry Safety and Health Standard Part 433. “Personal Protective  
Equipment,” R 325.60001 to R 325.60013.  
(d) Construction Safety Standard Part 42. “Hazard Communication,” R 408.44201 to  
R 408.44204.  
(e) General Industry Safety Standard Part 92. “Hazard Communication,”  
R 408.19201 to R 408.19204.  
(f) Occupational Health Standard Part 430. “Hazard Communication,” R 325.77001  
to R 325.77004.  
(g) General Industry Safety and Health Standard Part 301. “Air Contaminants for  
General Industry,” R 325.51101 to R 325.51108.  
(h) General Industry and Construction Safety Standard Part 432. “Hazardous Waste  
Operations and Emergency Response,” R 325.52101 to R 325.52137.  
(i) General Industry and Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 470.  
“Employee Medical Records and Trade Secrets,” R 325.3451 to R 325.3476.  
History: 1998 AACS; 2013 AACS; 2021 MR 6, Eff. Mar 31, 2021.  
R 325.51652 Rescinded.  
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History: 1998 AACS; 2013 AACS; 2021 MR 6, Eff. Mar 31, 2021.  
R 325.51653 Rescinded.  
History: 2013 AACS; 2021 MR 6, Eff. Mar 31, 2021.  
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