Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Slide 58

Slide 58


Title: State Plan States

Type: Text Slide


  • States must set job safety and health standards that are "at least as effective as" comparable federal standards.
  • Although most states adopt standards identical to federal ones, there is some flexibility. Therefore, cranes and derricks standards may differ in states operating their own plans.
  • Some states already have their own cranes and derricks standards in place. Their regulations must be "at least as effective as" the federal standard.
  • Go to www.osha.gov/dcsp/osp/ for more information on state plan states.
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