Federal Program Change Summary Report
Tree Care and Tree Removal

Federal Directive Number: CPL 02-01-045

Date of Directive: August 21, 2008

This instruction provides guidance on the application of OSHA General Industry standards to tree care and tree removal operations.

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State Intent to Adopt Adopt Identical Date Adopted URL or Contact
AK No NA NA Additional Logging Standards (PDF*). Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, (2008, July).
AZ Yes Yes 09/17/2008 NA

Chapter 4, Division of Industrial Safety. California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, Title 8 regulations.

CT Yes Yes 10/16/2008 NA
HI Yes Yes 11/14/2008 NA
IA Yes Yes 09/04/2008 NA
IN Yes Yes Revision Pending NA
KY Yes No Revision Pending Chuck Stribling, CSP, OSH Federal-State Coordinator
Phone: (502) 564-3070
MD Yes Yes Revision Pending NA

John Brennan
Phone: (517) 322-1831

MN Yes No Revision Pending MNOSHA Compliance
Phone: (651) 284-5050
NC Yes Yes Revision Pending NA
NJ Yes Yes Revision Pending NA
NM Yes Yes 09/04/2008 Citation Guidance Related to Tree Care and Tree Removal Operations (PDF*). New Mexico Occupational Health and Safety Bureau (OHSB), Directive 08-11, (2008, September 4).
NV Yes Yes 01/03/2009 NA
NY Yes Yes 10/01/2008 NA
PR Yes Yes 09/15/2008 NA
SC Yes Yes 11/17/2008 NA
TN Yes Yes 11/01/2008 NA
UT Yes Yes 10/01/2008 NA
VA No No NA Applicability of the Logging Standard, 1910.266, to Arborists (PDF*). Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH), VOSH Program Directive 06-009, (2000, May 15).
VI Yes Yes Revision Pending NA
VT Yes Yes 01/01/2009 NA
WA No NA NA Targeting WISHA Activities (General) (PDF*). WISHA Services Department of Labor and Industries, WISHA Regional Directive 2.10, (2001, May 2).
WY Yes Yes 11/03/2008 JD Danni, Program Manager
Phone: (307) 777-7786
Total 20 18

Plan covers State and local government employees only.

[Last updated: June 9, 2009]

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