The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

Published: | Updated: January 22, 2017

Definition - What does The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) mean?

The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) refers to general and permanent rules that are published in the U.S. Federal Register and are codified by the department and agencies of the federal government. These documents cover a wide range of topics, but include regulations around workplace safety.

Safeopedia explains The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

The Code of Federal Register is subdivided into 50 titles. These titles represent the broad areas of federal regulations and are updated every year. The titles are subdivided into chapters according to their issuing agency. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) published those most relevant to workplace health and safety.

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