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On January 18, 2001, OSHA published a revised safety rule that addresses the major causes of fatalities and injuries in steel erection. The rule, effective January 18, 2002, phases-in some provisions affecting the design of building components. The phase-in policy requirements applies to projects based on building permit date, contract date (for bridges), and whether steel erection had begun as of September 16, 2001.

OSHA Compliance


Construction Industry (29 CFR 1926)

Federal Registers

Possible Solutions

  • Steel Erection. OSHA eTool. Provides assistance in helping to comply with the OSHA requirements.

Additional Information

*Accessibility Assistance: Contact OSHA's Directorate of Construction at (202) 693-2020 for assistance accessing PDF materials.

All other documents, that are not PDF materials or formatted for the web, are available as Microsoft Office® formats and videos and are noted accordingly. If additional assistance is needed with reading, reviewing or accessing these documents or any figures and illustrations, please also contact OSHA's Directorate of Construction at (202) 693-2020.

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