Tuesday, June 23, 1998
Contact: Jeff Ezell (202) 219-8151
REVISED OSHA PUBS OFFER LATEST
INSIGHT INTO EXISTING STANDARDS
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
recently revised three publications offering guidance to employers
and workers concerning current health and safety standards.
Construction Industry Digest (OSHA 2202) is available for
$2.25 per copy through the Government Printing Office. This edition
includes a new Inspection Guideline Form, the Fall Protection Standard
and revisions to the Diving Standard.
A free copy of Fall Protection in Construction
(OSHA 3146) is available through the OSHA Publications Office.
It outlines the requirements of the standard, as well as details
concerning the different types of compliance assistance available
Respiratory Protection (OSHA 3079) also is free
through the OSHA Publications Office. This booklet clarifies
key provisions of the respirator protection standard, which was
revised in January 1998. It also provides specific guidance on
respirator selection, fit testing, hazard evaluation and medical
OSHA plans to post all three of the publications on its Web site --
Meanwhile, orders for the Construction Industry Digest (OSHA 2202)
can be placed through the Government Printing Office by telephone
(202) 512-1800 or the World Wide Web
Single copies of Fall Protection in Construction (OSHA 3146)
and Respiratory Protection (OSHA 3079) can be obtained from
the OSHA Publications Office, U.S. Department
of Labor, P.O. Box 37535, Washington, D.C., 20013-7535;
Phone (202) 219-4667; Fax (202) 219-9266.