April 29, 1982
MEMORANDUM FOR: DONALD D. MACKENZIE
THRU: JOHN B. MILES, JR., DIRECTOR
OFFICE OF FILED COORDINATION
FROM: PATRICK B. TYSON
DIRECTOR, FEDERAL COMPLIANCE
AND STATE PROGRAMS
SUBJECT: Standard Interpretation of 29 CFR 1910.266(c)(1)(ii)
REFERENCE: Your Memorandum dated March 24, 1983, same subject.
The interpretation and policy applied to 29 CFR 1910.132(a) as mentioned in
your memorandum should also be applied to 29 CFR 1910.266(c)(1)(ii). That
is, the employer shall make the appropriate safety footwear available, but
the issue of who is to pay for them is left to bargaining between the
employer and employees.