In order to follow a perfect Industrial machinery design process and improve any ergonomic environment in USA, there are some major rules should be respected, especially if you are focusing on a preventive approach for an ergonomic assessment of your design. The department of labor of United Stated of America has just published the Occupational Safety and Health Administration categories. OSHA STANDARDS are rules that describe the methods employers are required to follow to improve the workers ergonomics and protect them from hazards.

One of the best regulations to follow are the OSHA, made to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance. There is a general list where you can find all of the Groups. Here you can find the Major Group 35 “Industrial And Commercial Machinery And Computer Equipment”

This major group includes establishments engaged in manufacturing industrial and commercial machinery and equipment and computers. Included are the manufacture of engines and turbines; farm and garden machinery; construction, mining, and oil field machinery; elevators and conveying equipment; hoists, cranes, monorails, and industrial trucks and tractors; metalworking machinery; special industry machinery; general industrial machinery; computer and peripheral equipment and office machinery; and refrigeration and service industry machinery. Machines powered by built-in or detachable motors ordinarily are included in this major group, with the exception of electrical household appliances. Power-driven handtools are included in this major group, whether electric or otherwise driven.

Industry Group 351: Engines And Turbines

3511 Steam, Gas, and Hydraulic Turbines, and Turbine Generator Set Units
3519 Internal Combustion Engines, Not Elsewhere Classified

Industry Group 352: Farm And Garden Machinery And Equipment

3523 Farm Machinery and Equipment
3524 Lawn and Garden Tractors and Home Lawn and Garden Equipment

Industry Group 353: Construction, Mining, And Materials Handling

3531 Construction Machinery and Equipment
3532 Mining Machinery and Equipment, Except Oil and Gas Field Machinery and Equipment
3533 Oil and Gas Field Machinery and Equipment
3534 Elevators and Moving Stairways
3535 Conveyors and Conveying Equipment
3536 Overhead Traveling Cranes, Hoists, and Monorail Systems
3537 Industrial Trucks, Tractors, Trailers, and Stackers

Industry Group 354: Metalworking Machinery And Equipment

3541 Machine Tools, Metal Cutting Types
3542 Machine Tools, Metal Forming Types
3543 Industrial Patterns
3544 Special Dies and Tools, Die Sets, Jigs and Fixtures, and Industrial Molds
3545 Cutting Tools, Machine Tool Accessories, and Machinists’ Precision Measuring Devices
3546 Power-Driven Handtools
3547 Rolling Mill Machinery and Equipment
3548 Electric and Gas Welding and Soldering Equipment
3549 Metalworking Machinery, Not Elsewhere Classified

Industry Group 355: Special Industry Machinery, Except Metalworking

3552 Textile Machinery
3553 Woodworking Machinery
3554 Paper Industries Machinery
3555 Printing Trades Machinery and Equipment
3556 Food Products Machinery
3559 Special Industry Machinery, Not Elsewhere Classified

Industry Group 356: General Industrial Machinery And Equipment

3561 Pumps and Pumping Equipment
3562 Ball and Roller Bearings
3563 Air and Gas Compressors
3564 Industrial and Commercial Fans and Blowers and Air Purification Equipment
3565 Packaging Machinery
3566 Speed Changers, Industrial High-Speed Drives, and Gears
3567 Industrial Process Furnaces and Ovens
3568 Mechanical Power Transmission Equipment, Not Elsewhere Classified
3569 General Industrial Machinery and Equipment, Not Elsewhere

Industry Group 357: Computer And Office Equipment

3571 Electronic Computers
3572 Computer Storage Devices
3575 Computer Terminals
3577 Computer Peripheral Equipment, Not Elsewhere Classified
3578 Calculating and Accounting Machines, Except Electronic Computers
3579 Office Machines, Not Elsewhere Classified

Industry Group 358: Refrigeration And Service Industry Machinery

3581 Automatic Vending Machines
3582 Commercial Laundry, Drycleaning, and Pressing Machines
3585 Air-Conditioning and Warm Air Heating Equipment and Commercial and Industrial Refrigeration Equipment
3586 Measuring and Dispensing Pumps
3589 Service Industry Machinery, Not Elsewhere Classified

Industry Group 359: Miscellaneous Industrial And Commercial

3592 Carburetors, Pistons, Piston Rings, and Valves
3593 Fluid Power Cylinders and Actuators
3594 Fluid Power Pumps and Motors
3596 Scales and Balances, Except Laboratory
3599 Industrial and Commercial Machinery and Equipment, Not Elsewhere Classified

For more information you can also visit:
The Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) System Search
The in Data & Statistics page from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration