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Steel erection is one of the top 10 most hazardous occupations according to BLS fatality data year after year. Steel erection work includes heavy duty high rise structures, metal buildings and even signs. Steel erection is often the skeletal core of bridges, office buildings, commercial, retail and industrial structures. OSHA published Subpart R, 1926.750, the current steel erection rule in 2001.

OSHA Compliance

Standards

Construction Industry (29 CFR 1926)

Federal Registers
Directives
  • Clarification of OSHA's enforcement policies relating to floors/nets and shear connectors; Cancellation of CPL 02-01-046 (Sept. 30, 2009). CPL 02-01-048, (April 30, 2010). Clarifies OSHA's enforcement policy on the requirements regarding: (1) fully planked or decked floors or nets, which was announced in Question and Answer #23 in OSHA Instruction CPL 02-01-034 (formerly CPL 2-1.34), issued March 22, 2002, and (2) the use of pre-installed shear connectors during steel erection, which was announced in Question and Answer #25 in OSHA Instruction CPL 02-01-034 (formerly CPL 2-1.34), issued March 22, 2002
  • Enforcement policy on column joists. CPL 02-01-040, (July 18, 2004). Amends Question and Answer #32 of OSHA Instruction CPL 02-01-034 (CPL 2-1.34) "Inspection policy and procedures for OSHA's steel erection standards for construction", issued March 22, 2002 and to revoke OSHA Notice 03-03 (CPL 02) (03-03 CPL 2) "Extension of enforcement policy on column joists (CPL 2-1.34)" issued July 18, 2003.
  • Inspection policy and procedures for OSHA's steel erection standards for construction. CPL 02-01-034 [CPL 2-1.34], (March 22, 2002). Describes OSHA's inspection policy and procedures and provides clarification to ensure uniform enforcement by field enforcement personnel of the steel erection standards for construction.
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