Manufacturing

Manufacturing

Federal
U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
1391 Speer Boulevard, Suite 210
Denver , CO   80204
(303)844-5285
(800)755-7090
Fax: (303)844-6676
OSHA enforces a variety of requirements related to workplace safety in manufacturing plants, including machine guarding, hazardous and toxic substances, personal protective equipment, and others. There are many resources related to accident prevention as well as compliance assistance on the OSHA web site.

Link:  http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/

Federal
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
4330 East-West Highway
Bethesda , MD   20814-4408
(301)504-6816
(800)638-2772
Fax: (301)504-0124
Regulates manufacture of products used in and around the home except the manufacture of: food, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, automobiles, health care products, baby car seats and other consumer products regulated by other agencies.

Link:  http://www.cpsc.gov/businfo/compliance.html

Federal
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
400 Seventh Street, S.W.
Washington , DC   20590
(888)327-4236
The NHTSA administers federal safety standards related to motor vehicles, including child restraint systems, which have registration and required testing procedures.

Link:  http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/rules/rulings/Index_childrestr.html

State
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Air Pollution Control Division
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver , CO   80246-1530
(303)692-3100
Fax: (303)782-0278
Manufacturing frequently releases chemicals and solvent emissions into the air.
If the emissions are above specified levels, Air Pollution Emission Notice (APEN) is required. $119.96 filing fee, $59.98/hr evaluation fee. Requires final approval and ongoing inspections. Annual fee based on emissions.
All manufacturers should contact the Small Business Clean Air Technical Assistance Program to determine if they are subject to APEN requirements.
If using Chromium Electroplating and Anodizing Tanks, Printing, Solvent Cleaning Machines (Degreasers), Surface Coating, or Wood Products Coating, please see Division Pollution Prevention fact sheets.

Link:  http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/ap/P2/

If doing Sandblasting, see the Division’s Guidance Document on Abrasive Blast Cleaning.

Link:  http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/ap/down/sndblstguide.PDF

State
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Hazardous Materials & Waste Management Division
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver , CO   80246-1530
(303)692-3300
Fax: (303)759-5355
All generators of hazardous waste are required to have an “identification number” from EPA. The EPA program is administered through the Colorado Department of Health. The division can provide generators with the regulations.
State
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Water Quality Control Division
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver , CO   80246-1530
(303)692-3500
Fax: (303)691-7702
Pollutant discharge permits required for ALL discharges into water.

Link:  http://www.cpsc.gov/businfo/compliance.html

If discharging into a municipal wastewater treatment facility a pre-treatment permit may be required.
No site approval required for industrial wastewater treatment plants.
An application should be submitted at least 180 days prior to the anticipated date of discharge for new facilities (30 days for Minimal Industrial Discharge permits) or the expiration date of an existing permit.
State
Colorado Department of Labor & Employment
Oil & Public Safety Division
Boiler Inspection Section
633 17th St
Denver , CO   80202
(303)318-8484
This regulation covers and includes:

Heating boilers; Hot water heaters greater than 200,000 BTU’s; Steam boilers; Closed system swimming pools; Apartments with 6 or more units; Restaurants.

Certificate of inspection must be displayed near the boiler.
State
Colorado Department of Revenue
1375 Sherman St
Denver , CO   80261
(303)238-7378
All product sales are subject to sales tax. Contact the Department of Revenue regarding sales tax licensing regardless of whether a business sells retail, wholesale, on consignment or at events. See FYI Sales 9 – Sales Tax Licenses.

Link:  http://www.revenue.state.co.us/fyi/html/sales09.html

Purchases of machinery or machine tools and parts thereof are exempt from state sales and use tax when the machinery will be used directly and predominantly to manufacture tangible personal property. See FYI Sales 10 – Manufacturing Equipment Exemption.

Link:  http://www.revenue.state.co.us/fyi/html/sales10.html

Cities, counties and special districts may or may not exempt manufacturing equipment from local sales taxes. Refer to publication DRP1002 for a list of localities that exempt this equipment from local tax. Special districts that impose sales tax on manufacturing equipment cannot impose use tax on the equipment. The Regional Transportation District and the City & County of Denver do NOT exempt such purchases.

Link:  http://www.revenue.state.co.us/PDF/drp1002.pdf

Sales to and purchases of tangible personal property by a person engaged in the business of manufacturing which enters into the processing of or becomes an ingredient or component part of the product or service, including the container, label, or the furnished shipping case thereof, shall be deemed to be wholesale sales and shall be exempt from sales and use tax. 39-26-102(20), C.R.S.
Purchases of industrial utilities, including electricity, coal, gas, fuel oil, etc., are exempt from state sales tax when used in manufacturing and processing. See FYI Sales 71 – Sales Tax Exemption on Industrial Utility Usage.

Link:  http://www.revenue.state.co.us/fyi/html/sales71.html


NOTE:  Check County Health Department for additional requirements.
NOTE:  See other “manufacturing” keywords in this database for information on specific types of manufacturing (food, drugs, motor vehicles, etc.)
NOTE:  If applicable, see HAZARDOUS MATERIALS/WASTE

Manufacturing

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Federal
U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
1391 Speer Boulevard, Suite 210
Denver , CO   80204
(303)844-5285
(800)755-7090
Fax: (303)844-6676
OSHA enforces a variety of requirements related to workplace safety in manufacturing plants, including machine guarding, hazardous and toxic substances, personal protective equipment, and others. There are many resources related to accident prevention as well as compliance assistance on the OSHA web site.

Link:  http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/

Federal
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
4330 East-West Highway
Bethesda , MD   20814-4408
(301)504-6816
(800)638-2772
Fax: (301)504-0124
Regulates manufacture of products used in and around the home except the manufacture of: food, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, automobiles, health care products, baby car seats and other consumer products regulated by other agencies.

Link:  http://www.cpsc.gov/businfo/compliance.html

Federal
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
400 Seventh Street, S.W.
Washington , DC   20590
(888)327-4236
The NHTSA administers federal safety standards related to motor vehicles, including child restraint systems, which have registration and required testing procedures.

Link:  http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/rules/rulings/Index_childrestr.html

State
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Air Pollution Control Division
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver , CO   80246-1530
(303)692-3100
Fax: (303)782-0278
Manufacturing frequently releases chemicals and solvent emissions into the air.
If the emissions are above specified levels, Air Pollution Emission Notice (APEN) is required. $119.96 filing fee, $59.98/hr evaluation fee. Requires final approval and ongoing inspections. Annual fee based on emissions.
All manufacturers should contact the Small Business Clean Air Technical Assistance Program to determine if they are subject to APEN requirements.
If using Chromium Electroplating and Anodizing Tanks, Printing, Solvent Cleaning Machines (Degreasers), Surface Coating, or Wood Products Coating, please see Division Pollution Prevention fact sheets.

Link:  http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/ap/P2/

If doing Sandblasting, see the Division’s Guidance Document on Abrasive Blast Cleaning.

Link:  http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/ap/down/sndblstguide.PDF

State
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Hazardous Materials & Waste Management Division
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver , CO   80246-1530
(303)692-3300
Fax: (303)759-5355
All generators of hazardous waste are required to have an “identification number” from EPA. The EPA program is administered through the Colorado Department of Health. The division can provide generators with the regulations.
State
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Water Quality Control Division
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver , CO   80246-1530
(303)692-3500
Fax: (303)691-7702
Pollutant discharge permits required for ALL discharges into water.

Link:  http://www.cpsc.gov/businfo/compliance.html

If discharging into a municipal wastewater treatment facility a pre-treatment permit may be required.
No site approval required for industrial wastewater treatment plants.
An application should be submitted at least 180 days prior to the anticipated date of discharge for new facilities (30 days for Minimal Industrial Discharge permits) or the expiration date of an existing permit.
State
Colorado Department of Labor & Employment
Oil & Public Safety Division
Boiler Inspection Section
633 17th St
Denver , CO   80202
(303)318-8484
This regulation covers and includes:

Heating boilers; Hot water heaters greater than 200,000 BTU’s; Steam boilers; Closed system swimming pools; Apartments with 6 or more units; Restaurants.

Certificate of inspection must be displayed near the boiler.
State
Colorado Department of Revenue
1375 Sherman St
Denver , CO   80261
(303)238-7378
All product sales are subject to sales tax. Contact the Department of Revenue regarding sales tax licensing regardless of whether a business sells retail, wholesale, on consignment or at events. See FYI Sales 9 – Sales Tax Licenses.

Link:  http://www.revenue.state.co.us/fyi/html/sales09.html

Purchases of machinery or machine tools and parts thereof are exempt from state sales and use tax when the machinery will be used directly and predominantly to manufacture tangible personal property. See FYI Sales 10 – Manufacturing Equipment Exemption.

Link:  http://www.revenue.state.co.us/fyi/html/sales10.html

Cities, counties and special districts may or may not exempt manufacturing equipment from local sales taxes. Refer to publication DRP1002 for a list of localities that exempt this equipment from local tax. Special districts that impose sales tax on manufacturing equipment cannot impose use tax on the equipment. The Regional Transportation District and the City & County of Denver do NOT exempt such purchases.

Link:  http://www.revenue.state.co.us/PDF/drp1002.pdf

Sales to and purchases of tangible personal property by a person engaged in the business of manufacturing which enters into the processing of or becomes an ingredient or component part of the product or service, including the container, label, or the furnished shipping case thereof, shall be deemed to be wholesale sales and shall be exempt from sales and use tax. 39-26-102(20), C.R.S.
Purchases of industrial utilities, including electricity, coal, gas, fuel oil, etc., are exempt from state sales tax when used in manufacturing and processing. See FYI Sales 71 – Sales Tax Exemption on Industrial Utility Usage.

Link:  http://www.revenue.state.co.us/fyi/html/sales71.html


NOTE:  Check County Health Department for additional requirements.
NOTE:  See other “manufacturing” keywords in this database for information on specific types of manufacturing (food, drugs, motor vehicles, etc.)
NOTE:  If applicable, see HAZARDOUS MATERIALS/WASTE
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us