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Denied and Withdrawn Variance Applications for 1995-2014*

 

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Number Docket ID Company Name Variance Type Standard from Which Variance Requested Date of Denial or Withdrawal State(s) Description of Alternative Means of Compliance Reason Denied or Withdrawn
1 OSHA-2014-0020 Upland Industries, Inc., dba Eligies Bronze Permanent 1910.215(a)(2) and 1910.215(a)(4) 9/8/2014 MO Use safety guards on abrasive wheels and work rests on grinding machinery Denied--unresolved citation
2 OSHA-2014-0017 Bennett Construction, Inc Permanent 1926.1419(a)(2) 8/19/2014 OK Use of a combined spotter and signal person instead of the required dedicated signal person when the crane is traveling and the view in the direction of travel is obstructed. Denied--not as protective as standard and exemption requested
3 OSHA-2012-0049 Green Barn Farms, II Permanent 1910.142(a)(2) 7/24/2014 WI Use worker camp area located closer to livestock facility than standard permits. Withdrawn--variance not necessary
4 OSHA-2014-0008 ITW Food Equipment Group LLC; dba Hobart Service Permanent 1910.23(c)(1) and 1926.501(b)(1) 6/11/2014 AK, AZ, CA, CT, HI, IA. IL, IN, KY, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OR, PR, SC, TN, UT, VA, VI, VT, WA, WY Use of work instructions and worker training instead of the measures required by the standard to protect workers from falling off unprotected sides and edges. Denied--not as protective as standard and exemption requested
5 OSHA-2014-0006 Ned Stevens Permanent 1910.23(c)(1) 5/6/2014 CT, IL, MA, MD, NC, NJ, NY, PA, SC, TX, VA Use of a fall protection plan instead of the required guardrails and toeboards. Denied--unresolved citation
6 OSHA-2014-0010 Southland Contracting Permanent 1926.602(a)(9)(ii) 4/16/2014 HI Use of a visual backup alarm on earthmoving or compacting equipment instead of the required audible alarm. Withdrawn--site located solely in state-plan state
7 OSHA-2014-0003 Johnstown Wire Technologies Permanent 1910.1025(d)(6)(iii) 3/26/2014 NY Use of alternate frequency of monitoring worker lead exposures. Denied--exemption requested
8 OSHA-2014-0002 Puerto Rico Harbor Diving Services Permanent 1910.410(c), 1910.424(c)(1), & 1910.424(c)(2) 3/27/2014 PR Use of reduced number of SCUBA dive team members from the required minimum of 3 to 2. Denied--exemption requested
9 OSHA-2013-0001 Tonawanda Coke Corporation Permanent 1910.1029(f)(3)(iii)(a) 8/22/2013 NY Use of alternate work practice controls of shoveling spilled coke and coal back into the heated coke oven instead of immediate quenching and disposal. Denied--not as protective as standard
10 OSHA-2013-0014 McLean Contracting Co. Permanent 1926.1041(e)(10) 6/4/2013 DC, DE, MD, NC, SC, VA Use of PPE instead of overhead protection on personnel platforms deployed over bodies of water. Denied--not as protective as standard
11 OSHA-2012-0056 Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. Permanent 1910.151(c) 4/10/2013 CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, KS, LA, MA, ME, MO, NE, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TX Use of enclosed laudry product dispenser systems as an alternative to the required emergency eyewash and shower facilities. Denied - Standard or Interpretation already exists
12 OSHA-2012-0053 Key Energy Services Permanent 1910.23(c)(1) 1/4/2013 AK, AZ, CA, KY, MD, MI, NM, NC, TN, UT, VA, WY Use of a buffer zone as fall protection instead of the required railing to guard open sided platforms 4 feet or more above adjacet surfaces. Denied--not as protective as standard
13 OSHA-2012-0052 U.S. Postal Service Permanent 1910.333(a)(1)
1910.333(a)(2)
12/19/2012 All Fed OSHA & State-Plan States Use of light-emitting diodes to verify deenergization of circuits instead of using disconnects as required. Denied--not as protective as standard
14 OSHA-2012-0041 The Scotts Company, LLC Permanent 1910.178(n)(4) 9/12/2012 AL, AZ,CA, CO, CN, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MI, MS, MO, OH, PA, SC, SD, TX, VA, WI Use forklifts by driving up inclines with the load pointed forward. Denied - Standard or Interpretation already exists
15 OSHA-2012-0042 T & T Fertilizer Permanent 1910.27(d)(2) 7/13/2012 IN Use an 85 feet high fixed ladder on a fertilizer leg with landing platforms that are not offset. Denied--site located solely in state-plan state
16 OSHA-2012-0043 U.S. Pipe and Foundry Company Permanent 1910.23(c)(1)
1910.23(e)(1)
2/16/2012 AL Use a 34-inch guardrail next to a metal casting trough, instead of the 42-inch guardrail required. Denied - Standard or Interpretation already exists
17 OSHA-2012-0044 GTECH Corp. Permanent 1926.501(b)(1) 1/3/2012 AZ, CA, FL, GA, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, NJ, NY, NC, OR, RI, SD, TX, VA, WA, WV, WI Use a warning line and safety monitoring system instead of the fall protection measures required. Denied--not as protective as standard
18 OSHA-2012-0045 Timothy Raymond Permanent 1926.1400(a) & (b)
1926.1431(a) & (b)
1926.1431(h)(1) & (2)
1/3/2012 All Fed OSHA & State-Plan States Use new product design for truck crane-mounted personnel platform that is exempted from employee hoisting and trial lift requirements. Denied--application inappropriately addresses request for product design approval.
19 OSHA-2012-0046 Cedar Fair, L. P. Permanent 1910.28
1910.29 &
1910.32
12/2/2011 CA, MI, MN, MO, NC, OH, PA, VA Use of flexible structural barriers instead of guardrails for fall protection for workers on platforms performing maintenance work on roller coasters. Denied--application inappropriately addresses proposed standard.
20 OSHA-2012-0047 NSS Construction, Inc. Permanent 1926.602 10/27/2011 MI Use earthmoving equipment with rollover protective structures (ROPS) removed. Denied--site located solely in state-plan state
21 OSHA-2012-0048 National Chimney and Stack, Inc. Permanent 1926.452(o) & 1926.552(c) 9/29/2011 All Fed OSHA & State-Plan States Use a rope-guided hoist system, personnel platforms, and boatswain's chairs during chimney construction to transport workers to elevated work locations. Denied--Standard or Interpretation already exists
22 OSHA-2012-0049 Green Barn Farms Permanent 1910.142(a)(2) 8/17/2011 WI Use worker camp area located closer to livestock facility than standard permits. Denied--not as protective as standard
23 OSHA-2012-0050 Industrial Access, Inc. Permanent 1926.452(o) & 1926.552(c) 8/4/2011 All Fed OSHA & State-Plan States Use a rope-guided hoist system, personnel platforms, and boatswain's chairs during chimney construction to transport workers to elevated work locations. Denied--Standard or Interpretation already exists
24 OSHA-2011-0093 Eagle Worker's Compensation Trust Permanent 1904.3 4/28/2011 PA Use of alternate workplace injury illness recordkeeping process. Denied--not as protective as standard
25 OSHA-2012-0051 SL Chase Welding and Fabricating, Inc. Permanent 1926.300(a) 12/8/2010 MA, NH, VT Use hand held power grinder with the manufacturer's guard removed. Denied--not as protective as standard
26 OSHA-2010-0036 Container Research Corp. Permanent 1910.1026(c) 10/18/2010 PA Use the aerospace industry exposure limit for chromium of 25 ug/m3 specified by 1910.1026(f)(1)(ii) instead of the 5 ug/m3 PEL required by standard. Denied--not as protective as standard
27 OSHA-2011-0001 Skanska USA Civil Southeast, Inc Permanent 1926.302(b)(7) 9/20/2010 AL, DC, DE, GA, FL, KY, LA, MD, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV Use high-pressure compressed air and blowpipe to remove loose material from sections of precast concrete without installation of the required safety device. Denied--not as protective as standard
28 OSHA-2010-0060 Morrow Equipment Co., LLC Permanent 1926.550 9/1/2010 CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, IL, NY, NC, TX, VA, WA, WI Use slings and shackles that have a positive-locking mechanism instead of using a hook supplied by the crane manufacturer as required by standard. Withdrawn-- variance not necessary
29 OSHA-2011-0002 Bath Iron Works, NASSCO, & Atl. Marine Holding Co. Permanent 1915.53(d)(1) 8/18/2010 AL, CA, FL, MA, ME, PA Reduce the required stripping distance for toxic coating from 4 inches to 2 inches during application of heat (hot work). Denied--not as protective as standard
30 OSHA-2010-0061 Kingworks Consulting Permanent 1926.755(a)(1) 4/16/2010 AZ,CA,NV,NM, TX,WA When erecting steel columns, use two anchorage bolts instead of the minimum of four bolts specified by standard. Denied--not as protective as standard
31 OSHA2011-0003 R. Bratti Associates, Inc. Permanent 1926.303(d); 1926.702(i)(1) and (i)(2) 4/7/2010 DC, MD, VA Use a hand-held masonry skill saw with the adjustable lower portion of its guard disabled by wedging and securing it under the fixed top portion of the guard. Denied--exemption requested
32 OSHA-2010-0062 Amsted Rail Co. Temporary 1910.179(j)(3) 1/28/2010 IL Exemption from the yearly crane-inspection requirement while the plant was shut down for a month. Denied--exemption requested
33 OSHA-2011-0004 Midwest Steel Inc. Permanent 1926.453(b)(2)(iv); 1926.454(c)(3) 1/14/2010 AL,FL,IN, MI To reach elevated job sites, have workers stand on scaffold planks secured to the top of the intermediate rail (mid rail) of the aerial work platform (basket) attached to an aerial lift (articulating boom lift). Denied--not as protective as standard
34 OSHA-2010-0063 American Suncraft Construction Co. Permanent 1926.0062(d)(1), (d)(9), (n)(1), and (o) 12/9/2009 AZ, AR,CA,CT,HI,IN, IA, KY,MD,MI, MN,NV, NJ, NM,NY, NC,OR, PR,SC,TN,UT,VT,VI,VA,WY Exemption from worker-exposure monitoring requirement. Denied--exemption requested
35 OSHA-2011-0005 440 South Occidental, Inc. Temporary N/A 8/19/2009 CA Install a main lift elevator in a building exceeding 65 ft in height. Withdrawn--site located solely in state-plan state
36 OSHA-2010-0064 Central Transport, Inc. Permanent N/A 4/7/2009 AL, AZ,AR,CA, CO, CT, DE, FL,GA,IL, IN,IA,KS, LA, ME, MD, MA, MN, MS, MO, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NC, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI Exemption from requiring workers to use seat belts while riding a battery-powered fork lift. Denied--exemption requested
37 OSHA-2011-0006 John E. Green Co. Permanent 1926.453(b)(2)(iv) 3/30/2009 OH Insert a plank that spans the entire basket in an aerial lift to raise employees to the elevation needed to perform work. Denied--not as protective as standard
38 OSHA-2010-0065 "A" Water Tight Roofing & Siding Co. LLC Permanent 1926.451(g)(1)(i) 3/19/2009 All states Use a handrail system that attaches to a ladder-jack scaffold instead of the personnel fall-arrest system required by standard. Denied--not as protective as standard
39 OSHA-2011-0011 Rockwell Automation Permanent 1910.147(b) and (d)(6) 2/9/2009 CA, CO, GA, IL, IN, IA, MA, MI, MN, MO, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PI, TN, TX, VA, WI Use a remote lock-out system for the controlled shut down of a system prior to removal of the hazardous energy. Withdrawn--application incomplete
40 OSHA-2010-0066 Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. Temporary 1910.304 (b)(3)(ii)(B) and (b)(3)(ii)(C) 1/14/2009 CA, VA Need additional time to comply with standards. Withdrawn--application incomplete
41 OSHA-2011-0012 SAPA Profiles, Inc. Not specified OAR 437-002-0228(8) (state standard) 11/17/2008 OR Exemption from installing safety latches on hooks used to hoist dies and die bolsters from billet ovens. Withdrawn--variance not necessary
42 OSHA-2010-0067 Johnson Controls, Inc. UPG - Norman Plant Permanent 1910.133(a)(5) 11/7/2008 OK Use eye filter lenses of 2.0 or 2.5 shade because workers have difficulty seeing work while using higher level filters. Denied--not as protective as standard
43 OSHA-2011-0013 National Grid - Safety and Health Services Permanent 1926.1101 10/28/2008 MA Use filtering facepiece respirators for employees while performing Class III asbestos work. Denied--not as protective as standard
44 OSHA-2010-0068 Williams Brothers Construction, Inc. Permanent 1926.550(g)(4)(iii)(C) 9/19/2008 IL Use a personnel platform to transport debris and other work materials without having personnel on the platform. Denied--not as protective as standard
45 OSHA-2011-0014 Medical Optics Permanent 1910.212(a)(1); 1910.215(a)(1) and (a)(4) 8/13/2008 FL Use face shields and shelving to prevent objects projected from drills presses and grinding machines from striking employees. Denied--not as protective as standard
46 OSHA-2010-0069 Quality Saw & Seal, Inc. Permanent 1910.244(b) 8/13/2008 IL Have a dedicated employee operate the valve of the cleaning nozzle instead of having the valve controlled manually by the employee controlling the nozzle. Denied--not as protective as standard
47 OSHA-2010-0070 Liquid Engineering Corp. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 MT Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
48 OSHA-2010-0070 McCall Brothers Diving, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 SC Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
49 OSHA-2010-0070 Muldoon Marine Services, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 CA Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
50 OSHA-2010-0070 Pro-Dive, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 IL Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
51 OSHA-2010-0070 R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 FL, LA Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
52 OSHA-2010-0070 Associated Underwater Services, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 WA Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
53 OSHA-2010-0070 Madcon Corp. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 LA Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
54 OSHA-2010-0070 Parker Diving Service, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 CA Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
55 OSHA-2010-0070 Appledore Engineering, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 NH Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
56 OSHA-2010-0070 Bowman Diving Corp. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 FL Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
57 OSHA-2010-0070 Epic Companies Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 LA, TX Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
58 OSHA-2010-0070 M&N Engineering and Diving Services, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 MD Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
59 OSHA-2010-0070 Divecon Services LP Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 CA Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
60 OSHA-2010-0070 M.E.I. Yacht Management Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 WI Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
61 OSHA-2010-0070 J.F. White Contracting Co. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 MA Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
62 OSHA-2010-0070 Globe Divers & Marine Contractors Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 LA Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
63 OSHA-2010-0070 Underwater Consultants International, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 NY, MP Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
64 OSHA-2010-0070 Northeast Diving Service, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 RI Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
65 OSHA-2010-0070 M.G. McLaren Engineering Group Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 NY Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
66 OSHA-2010-0070 Harbor Offshore, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 CA Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
67 OSHA-2010-0070 Chubasco Marine Services Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 TX Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
68 OSHA-2010-0070 Northern Divers USA Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 IL Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
69 OSHA-2010-0070 Eason Diving & Marine Contractors, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 SC Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
70 OSHA-2010-0070 Frogmen Divers & Marine Service Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 MA Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
71 OSHA-2010-0070 Aqua-Tech Marine Construction, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 ME Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
72 OSHA-2010-0070 Mainstream Commercial Divers, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 KY Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
73 OSHA-2010-0070 American Underwater Contractor's, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 IL, MO Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
74 OSHA-2010-0070 NE Subsurface Survey, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 MA Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
75 OSHA-2010-0070 Pacific Diving Industries, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 HI Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
76 OSHA-2010-0070 Active Diving & Marine, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 ID, MT, OR, WA, WY Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
77 OSHA-2010-0070 Liqui-Vision Technology Diving Service Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 OR Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
78 OSHA-2010-0070 Infrastructure Engineers Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 FL, VA, WA Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
79 OSHA-2010-0070 Southeastern Underwater Service, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 IN, NC, SC Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
80 OSHA-2010-0070 Sea Sub Systems, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 FL Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
81 OSHA-2010-0070 C&W Diving Services, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 CA Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
82 OSHA-2010-0070 Construction Solutions International, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 AL Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
83 OSHA-2010-0070 Orion Construction LP Marine Group Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 FL, TX Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
84 OSHA-2010-0070 Pepperrell Cove Mooring Services, Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 ME Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
85 OSHA-2010-0070 Nautronix MariPro Inc. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 CA, TX Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
86 OSHA-2010-0070 Association of Diving Contractors International Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 TX Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. (Submitted applications on behalf of 41 member companies.) Withdrawn--application incomplete
87 OSHA-2010-0070 Pacific Underwater Construction, LLC Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 6/24/2008 CA Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by the standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
88 OSHA-2010-0071 Phoenix Fabricators and Erectors, Inc. Permanent 1926.105(a) 5/1/2008 IN Use fall-protection systems (shock-absorbing lanyards, safety harnesses, and tie-off points) in areas where net erection would be a greater hazard. Withdrawn-- variance not necessary
89 OSHA-2010-0072 Kennedy Powder Company Permanent 1910.107(h)(12) 12/6/2007 PA Use an optical flame-detecting system instead of an automatic sprinkler system in a powder-spray booth. Denied--not as protective as standard
90 OSHA-2011-0016 Shelton W. Greer Co. Permanent 1926.501(b) 2/7/2007 TX Use a monitoring system instead of other forms of fall protection while performing roofing work. Denied--application incomplete
91 OSHA-2010-0073 Electric Boat Corp. Permanent 1915.53(d)(1) 11/28/2006 RI Reduce the required stripping distance for toxic coating from 4 inches to 1 inch during application of heat (hot work). Withdrawn--application incomplete
92 OSHA-2011-0017 Lee Mechanical Contractors Permanent 1926.62(f)(3)(i); 1910.134(d)(3)(i) (A) 10/3/2006 MO Use a full facepiece powered air- purifying respirator for workers inside a primary lead smelter where exposures to lead may reach 1,000 times the PEL. Withdrawn--variance not necessary
93 OSHA-2010-0074 Westby Coop Creamery Permanent 1910.24(b) 8/6/2006 WI Use a fixed ladder system with a fall-back cage as fall protection instead of using a fixed staircase with rails. Withdrawn--unresolved citation
94 OSHA-2011-0018 Everglades Harvesting & Hauling, Inc. Permanent 1910.142(a)(2) 6/2/2006 FL Use a 50-foot setback instead of the required 500-foot setback for livestock kept near a temporary labor camp. Withdrawn--application incomplete
95 OSHA-2010-0075 Pasadena Tank Corp. Permanent 1910.146 5/2/2006 TX Erect above-ground storage tanks in confined-space areas. Withdrawn--application incomplete
96 OSHA-2011-0019 The Doe Run Co. Permanent 1926.62(f)(2)(i) 1/31/2006 MO Use a full facepiece powered air- purifying respirator with HEPA filters in areas where exposures may be up to 1000 times the permissible exposure limit for lead. Denied--applicant not employer of affected workers
97 OSHA-2010-0076 Active Power Not Specified 1910.169(a)(2)(i) 5/20/2005 TX Use compressed air cylinders that do not meet ASME specifications as the OSHA standard requires. Withdrawn--applicant not employer of affected workers
98 OSHA-2011-0020 Sterling Construction Management LLC Permanent 1926.300(b)(1) 5/13/2005 CO, WY Use personal protective equipment instead of guards required by the standard to protect employees who use portable grinders. Denied--not as protective as standard
99 OSHA-2010-0077 Costco Wholesale Permanent 1910.212(a)(3)(ii) 5/9/2005 MD Allow workers to insert fingers through vertical slats when feeding baling wire into a baler. Denied--exemption requested
100 OSHA-2011-0021 Horton Automatics Permanent 1910.215(a)(4) 5/9/2005 TX Exemption from requirement to use work rests when operating abrasive wheel machinery. Withdrawn--addressed by OSHA compliance directive
101 OSHA-2010-0078 Benteler Automotive Permanent 1910.217(d)(9)(iv) 4/28/2005 IN Use mechanical slide-lock safety devices instead of safety blocks when employees adjust or repair dies in a press. Withdrawn--site located solely in state-plan state
102 OSHA-2011-0022 Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Permanent 1910.253(b)(5)(ii)(A) 4/28/2005 CO Use a sling designed and manufactured specifically to lift compressed gas cylinders. Denied--not as protective as standard
103 OSHA-2010-0079 American Restoration, Inc. Permanent 1910.66(f)(3)(iii)(C) 4/26/2005 TX To use ground-rigged davit systems in buildings without pivots. Withdrawn--variance not necessary
104 OSHA-2011-0024 Marchfield Clinic Permanent 1910.1020(c)(12)(i)(G) and (c)(12)(ii) 11/29/2004 WI Request an indefinite period in which to release an employee's medical information; use electronic signatures to authorize release of an employee's medical records. Denied--exemption requested
105 OSHA-2010-0081 U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service Permanent 1910.212(a)(1) 10/15/2004 WV Operate historic machines without guards. Denied--federal agency must apply for alternative standard, not variance
106 OSHA-2011-0025 Nebraska Retirement Services, Inc. Permanent 1910.305(g)(1)(iii)(A) 10/4/2004 NE Connect a humidifier to the main refrigeration unit using a flexible cord. Withdrawn--variance not necessary
107 OSHA-2010-0082 The Boeing Co. National Defense 1910.303(g)(1)(i) and (g)(1)(iv) 9/30/2004 AK Test and service electrical units without de-energizing them and without adequate minimum approach distances between workers and the units. Withdrawn--came into compliance with standards
108 OSHA-2011-0026 General Services Administration Permanent 1910.27(c)(1) 8/26/2004 TN Install padding and high visibility strips around ladder to compensate for greater-than-permitted distance from center rung of ladder to nearest permanent object on climbing side. Withdrawn--site located solely in state-plan state
109 OSHA-2010-0083 Servicious Technicos Maritimos (SIM) Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 3/18/2004 Chile Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
110 OSHA-2011-0035 Aggregate Industries Permanent 1926.601(b)(9) 3/12/2004 MA Exemption for using seat belts when workers place and remove traffic cones. Denied--standard did not apply to applicant's activity
111 OSHA-2010-0070 HydroDive Nigeria Ltd. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 1/20/2004 Nigeria Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
112 OSHA-2010-0070 Shanye Marine Services Company, Ltd. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 12/22/2003 TX Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
113 OSHA-2010-0070 Deep Offshore Marine Consultants & Contractors Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 12/19/2003 TX Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
114 OSHA-2010-0070 J. C. Marine Service Co., Ltd. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 12/19/2003 TX Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
115 OSHA-2010-0084 Goodrich Corporation Landing System Services Temporary 1910.1027(g)(3)(i) 12/17/2003 FL Need additional time to comply with standard. Withdrawn--submitted application after effective date of the standard
116 OSHA-2010-0070 Commercial Dive Services Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 12/16/2003 TX Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
117 OSHA-2010-0070 Maritime Mechanic Ltd. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 12/8/2003 TX Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
118 OSHA-2010-0070 International Diving Del Peru S.A.C. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 12/8/2003 TX Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
119 OSHA-2010-0070 Dulam International Ltd. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2); 1910.423(c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 12/6/2003 TX Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
120 OSHA-2010-0070 Seaport Equipment Ltd. Permanent 1910.423(b)(2) and (c)(1)(ii); 1910.426(b)(1) 10/22/2003 TX Use the decompression procedures specified for recreational diving instructors and diving guides by standard instead of having a decompression chamber at the dive site as required by the standard for commercial diving operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
121 OSHA-2010-0085 Reilly Acoustics, LLC Permanent 1926.452(w)(2) 9/12/2003 CO Lock the casters of rolling scaffolds only when the height of the platform surface of the scaffold exceeds 61 inches or the surface on which the scaffold is located varies more than three degrees from level or contains holes and obstructions. Denied--exemption requested
122 OSHA-2011-0036 NVR, Inc. Permanent 1926.1052(c)(6) and (c)(7) 9/12/2003 DE, MD, NJ, NC, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA Use an alternative height for stair rails instead of the required height. Withdrawn--application incomplete
123 OSHA-2010-0086 Valley Pride Pack, Inc. Permanent 1910.24(b) 5/1/2003 WI Use fixed ladders instead of fixed stairs to access work platforms. Denied--not as protective as standard
124 OSHA-2011-0037 Non-Stop Scaffolding, Inc. Permanent 1926.451(e)(ii) 2/24/2003 LA Use 5-5/8 inch rungs on integrated, prefabricated, scaffold-access frames instead of required 8-inch rungs. Denied--not as protective as standard
125 OSHA-2010-0087 Stone County Ironworks Permanent 1910.243(c)(3)(i) 2/4/2003 AR Use grinding discs when grinding welds instead of required guards. Denied--exemption requested
126 OSHA-2011-0038 Lawrence & Memorial Hospital Permanent 1910.36(g)(1) 2/3/2003 CT Use foam-insulation padding, warning signs, and other means to prevent employees' heads from striking a low-hanging pipe that does not meet OSHA's height requirement for ceiling projections. Denied--not as protective as standard
127 OSHA-2010-0088 Mansfield Plumbing Products, Inc. Temporary 1926.1025(e)(1)(i) 8/19/2002 OH Need additional time to comply with standard. Withdrawn--variance not necessary
128 OSHA-2011-0039 National Association of Sewer Service Companies Permanent 1910.303(b) 8/19/2002 All states Use non-NRTL approved electrical equipment. Withdrawn--variance not necessary
129 OSHA-2010-0089 Chief Industries, Inc. Permanent 1910.23(c) 7/25/2002 IN, NE Use a monitoring system instead of other forms of fall protection while performing elevated work. Denied--not as protective as standard
130 OSHA-2011-0040 Charles Jacquin et Cie, Inc. Permanent 1910.106(b)(4)(i)-(b)(4)(iii) 6/28/2002 PA Use pressure-vacuum relief valves and flame arresters to control the release and ignition of ethanol vapors inside the building instead of required outside-leading vents. Denied--not as protective as standard
131 OSHA-2010-0090 Tellepsen Builders, L.P. Permanent 1926.756(e)(2) 5/17/2002 TX For fall protection, install the midpoint perimeter safety cable at the required height of 21 inches on perimeter columns that rise 36 inches above floor level, and delay installation of the top safety cable (at 42 inches) until the next tier of perimeter columns is in place; use personal fall-protection until the top cable installed. Denied--not as protective as standard
132 OSHA-2011-0041 Montana Logging Association Permanent 1910.266(h)(2)(vii) 4/1/2002 IN, MT, SD Modify the Humboldt tree-cutting method by making the backcut level or above the horizontal surface of the facecut. Withdrawn--application incomplete
133 OSHA-2010-0091 Infra Corps of Virginia, Inc. Permanent 1910.307(b) 3/26/2002 CA, DC, DE, MD, NC, OH, VA, WV Use non-NRTL approved remote-controlled video cameras to inspect sewage systems. Withdrawn--site located in a state-plan state
134 OSHA-2010-0091 Tri-State Utilities Permanent 1910.307(b) 3/26/2002 CA Use non-NRTL approved remote-controlled video cameras to inspect sewage systems. Withdrawn--site located solely in state-plan state
135 OSHA-2010-0091 Val Kotter & Sons, Inc. Permanent 1910.307(b) 3/26/2002 CA, UT Use non-NRTL approved remote-controlled video cameras to inspect sewage systems. Withdrawn--site located solely in state-plan state
136 OSHA-2010-0091 Ultraliner Sales, Inc. Permanent 1910.307(b) 3/26/2002 CA Use non-NRTL approved remote-controlled video cameras to inspect sewage systems. Withdrawn--site located solely in state-plan state
137 OSHA-2010-0091 Triad Western Construction Inc. Permanent 1910.399; 1910.307(b) 3/26/2002 CA Use non-NRTL approved remote-controlled video cameras to inspect sewage systems. Withdrawn--site located solely in state-plan state
138 OSHA-2010-0091 Aaron J. Conner General Contractor, Inc. Permanent 1910.307(b) 3/26/2002 NC, VA, WV Use non-NRTL approved remote-controlled video cameras to inspect sewage systems. Withdrawn--site located solely in state-plan state
139 OSHA-2010-0091 Eastern Pipe Service, Inc. Permanent 1910.307(b) 3/26/2002 MA, ME, PA, NJ, NY, RI, CT, VT, NH Use non-NRTL approved remote-controlled video cameras to inspect sewage systems. Withdrawn--site located solely in state-plan state
140 OSHA-2011-0042 ReiTech Permanent Unknown 11/21/2001 CA, CO, MN Use a sling designed and manufactured specifically to lift compressed gas cylinders. Withdrawn--applicant not employer of affected workers, and applicant sought approval for a design
141 OSHA-2010-0093 McLean Contracting Co. Permanent 1926.550(g)(4)(ii)(C) 10/5/2001 DE, MD, NJ, NC, VA Use a stripping basket to hoist employees and materials together or separately. Denied--exemption requested
142 OSHA-2011-0043 Seaward Marine Services, Inc. Permanent 1910.425(c)(1) 8/22/2001 CA, CT, DC, FL, GA, ME, MD, MS, NH, NJ, NY, NC, PA, RI, SC, TX, WA, Puerto Rico Substitute various measures for the requirement to continuously tend a diver when using surface-supplied air diving equipment. Denied--not as protective as standard
143 OSHA-2011-0044 Corman Construction, Inc. Permanent 1926.754(c)(1)(i) 7/25/2001 DE, DC, MD, NC, PA, VA, WV Use shear connectors to connect the top flange of a structure until installation of the metal decking or walking/working surface is complete. Withdrawn--variance not necessary
144 OSHA-2010-0095 C. & E. Tobacco, Inc. Permanent 1910.142(a) 7/20/2001 MA Use a 140-foot setback instead of the required 500-foot setback for livestock kept near a temporary labor camp. Denied--exemption requested
145 OSHA-2011-0045 Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc. Permanent 1910.151(c) 6/29/2001 MN, ND Use alternative facilities for quick drenching and flushing. Withdrawn--addressed by an OSHA directive
146 OSHA-2011-0046 Ross Aluminum Foundries Permanent 1910.242(b) 4/25/2001 OH Use air pressure for cleaning that exceeds the 30 psi specified by standard. Denied--not as protective as standard
147 OSHA-2011-0047 Driver Pipeline Co., Inc. Permanent 1926.652, Appendix D, paragraph (g)(6) 3/20/2001 TX Use two instead of three aluminum hydraulics in trenching operations. Withdrawn--application incomplete
148 OSHA-2010-0098 Klumb Lumber Co. Permanent 1910.141(c)(1) 3/5/2001 AL Use portable toilets instead of required water closets. Withdrawn--application incomplete
149 OSHA-2011-0048 General Electric Co. Permanent 1910.178(m)(6) 2/12/2001 AL, IA, LA, PA, WI, WY Use powered industrial trucks to open and close railcar doors. Withdrawn--addressed by an OSHA compliance directive
150 OSHA-2010-0099 Fairview Marine, Inc. Permanent 1915.158(b)(4) 1/30/2001 WA Use a 20-foot line on a ring life buoy instead of the required 90-foot line. Denied-not as protective as standard
151 OSHA-2011-0049 Bath Iron Works Permanent 1910.253(d)(4)(i); 1915.53(d)(1) 1/23/2001 ME Inspect pipes for corrosion instead of preventing it using a suitable paint or covering as the standard requires. Also, reduce the required distance for stripping toxic coatings from four inches when welding coated metal. Denied--not as protective as standard
152 OSHA-2010-0100 ASARCO Inc. Permanent 1910.1018(k)(2) 1/20/2001 MT Use compressed air to clean surfaces covered by lead, arsenic, and cadmium dust. Withdrawn--variance no longer necessary
153 OSHA-2011-0050 Thomas Industrial Gases, Inc. Permanent 1910.119(a)(iii) 8/15/2000 LA, OH, OK, PA Exemption from the 10,000-pound limit for gas-storage tanks. Denied--applicant not employer of affected workers
154 OSHA-2010-0101 Future Foam, Inc. Temporary 1910.1052(g)(3) 7/17/2000 WI Use a half-mask, demand-type respirator with organic-vapor cartridge, increased ventilation and monitoring, and other conditions instead of the required continuous-flow, supplied-air respirator with hood/helmet for exposures at 625 ppm or less. Withdrawn-- variance not necessary
155 OSHA-2011-0051 Kemp Mfg. Co. Permanent 1910.178(q)(7) 5/10/2000 IL Conduct powered industrial truck inspections every eight hours instead of after every shift as required by standard. Denied--not as protective as standard
156 OSHA-2010-0102 American Hydraulics, Inc. Permanent 1910.252(a)(3)(i) and (a)(3)(ii) 5/10/2000 MO Exemption from cleaning and venting requirements. Denied--exemption requested
157 OSHA-2011-0052 Stepco, Inc. Permanent 1910.24(b) 3/27/2000 GA Use spiral stairways instead of stairway required by standard. Withdrawn--variance not necessary
158 OSHA-2010-0103 SSI Food Service Inc. Permanent 1910.219(c)(2) 3/15/2000 ID Use unguarded shaft for food mixer. Denied--exemption requested
159 OSHA-2011-0067 Dakota Creek Industries Inc. Permanent 1910.303(b)(2) 2/18/2000 WA Use a steel-plated electrical outlet box in their shipyard. Denied--not as protective as standard
160 OSHA-2011-0068 Drury Co. Permanent 1926.1 2/16/2000 IL, KY, MO Exemption from the required rollover-protective structures. Denied--exemption requested
161 OSHA-2011-0069 Ozark Kenworth Temporary 1910.37(i) 1/14/2000 MO Need additional time to comply with standard. Withdrawn--variance not necessary
162 OSHA-2011-0070 Mayport Farmers Coop Permanent General-duty clause 11/30/1999 ND Exemption from general-duty clause. Denied--no variances from the general-duty clause
163 OSHA-2011-0072 Asset Management & Engineering Solutions, Inc. Permanent 1915.159(a)(8) 9/15/1999 OR Exemption from requirement for independent anchorages for personal fall-arrest systems. Denied--exemption requested
164 OSHA-2011-0073 American Bridge Co. Permanent 1926.106(d) 9/7/1999 PA Exemption from lifesaving-skiff requirement when working over or near water. Denied--exemption requested
165 OSHA-2011-0074 Kawasaki Motors Mfg. Corp, USA Permanent 1910.24(b) 8/3/1999 NE Use ladders instead of fixed stairways to reach elevated platform. Denied--not as protective as standard
166 OSHA-2011-0075 General Dynamics Corp., Land Systems Division Permanent Unknown 7/22/1999 OH Exemption from the restraint- system requirements for powered industrial truck operators specified by ANSI B56.1a-1989. Withdrawn--application incomplete
167 OSHA-2011-0076 USX Corp. Permanent 1910.1029(e)(1)(iii) 6/15/1999 PA, IN Reduce frequency of worker-exposure monitoring. Withdrawn--addressed by an OSHA letter of interpretation
168 OSHA-2011-0077 Blue Beacon International, Inc. Permanent 1910.95(g)(6) 6/9/1999 KS Reduce frequency of audiometric testing. Denied--not as protective as standard
169 OSHA-2011-0078 Alaska Ship and Drydock, Inc. Permanent 1910.107(b)(5)(iv) 4/30/1999 AK Use a fire-watch procedure for detecting fires in a spray booth instead of using the required automatic sprinkler system. Denied--not as protective as standard
170 OSHA-2011-0079 Technical Ordnance, Inc. Permanent 1910.119(e)(5) 4/1/1999 SD Exemption from recordkeeping requirement. Denied--exemption requested
171 OSHA-2011-0080 Schmitz Ready Mix, Inc. Permanent 1910.134(f)(8) 3/9/1999 WI Exemption from the fit-testing requirement. Denied--exemption requested
172 OSHA-2011-0081 Prompto, Inc. Permanent 1910.23(a)(5) 2/1/1999 ME Provide a four-foot safety zone around a pit instead of the six-foot zone permitted in an OSHA letter of interpretation. Denied--not as protective as standard
173 OSHA-2011-0083 Dayton Superior Corp. Permanent 1910.217(b)(7)(iii) 10/14/1998 OH Exemption from requirement regulating control selection for mechanical power presses with part revolution clutches. Withdrawn--application incomplete
174 OSHA-2011-0085 Owens Corning Permanent 1926.500 to .502 8/7/1998 OH Use an operating platform with guardrails instead of the required fall protection. Withdrawn--variance not necessary
175 OSHA-2011-0086 Wynn L. White Consulting Engineers, Inc. Permanent 1926.1101(g)(9)(ii) 8/6/1998 LA Use alternate method of filtering asbestos fibers instead of the required method. Denied--applicant not employer of affected workers
176 OSHA-2011-0087 Trans-Asia Garment Forte Corp. Permanent 1910.141(b)(1)(i); 1910.142(f)(3) 8/3/1998 Mariana Islands Exemption from the potable and hot- and cold-running water requirements. Denied--exemption requested
177 OSHA-2011-0087 Global Manufacturing Corp. Permanent 1919.141(b)(1)(i) and (b)(2) 8/3/1998 Mariana Islands Exemption from the potable and hot- and cold-running water requirements. Denied--exemption requested
178 OSHA-2011-0087 Concorde Garment Manufacturing Corp. Permanent 1910.141(b)(1)(i), (b)(2), and (f)(3) 8/3/1998 Mariana Islands Exemption from the potable and hot- and cold-running water requirements. Denied--exemption requested
179 OSHA-2011-0088 LTV Steel Co., Inc. Permanent 1910.1029(e)(1)(iii) and (e)(1)(iv) 7/17/1998 OH Reduce frequency of worker-exposure monitoring. Withdrawn--addressed by an OSHA letter of interpretation
180 OSHA-2011-0089 Harmon, Inc. Permanent 1926.1053(b)(4) 5/12/1998 IL Have employees straddle ladders while cleaning or replacing windows instead of using the ladders as designed by manufacturers. Denied--not as protective as standard
181 OSHA-2011-0090 Kroeger Precast Concrete Inc. Permanent 1910.178(a)(4) 5/12/1998 NE Modify lifting mechanism of forklifts without manufacturer approval. Denied--exemption requested
182 OSHA-2011-0091 National Association of Tower Erectors Permanent 1926.95; .105(a); 1926.1051; 1926.1053(a)(19)(i)-(iii) 3/18/1998 All states Use hoist lines to transport workers to work stations instead of the required fixed ladders. Withdrawn--addressed by OSHA directive
183 OSHA-2011-0092 Southwark Metal Manufacturing Co. Permanent 1910.255(b)(4) 2/18/1998 PA, SC Use training instead of required guarding devices. Denied--not as protective as standard
184 OSHA-2011-0094 Scordos Painting Co. Permanent 1926.62(d)(1)(i) 2/18/1998 OH Substitute engineering and administrative controls and respirators for required air monitoring. Denied--unresolved citation
185 OSHA-2011-0095 National Steel Corp. Permanent 1910.23(c)(3); 1910.28(b)(3) 11/13/1997 IL Use a guardrail system with no midrail when on platform above a tank of molten zinc. Denied--not as protective as standard
186 OSHA-2011-0096 Copperweld Bimetallics Metallon Division Permanent 1910.111(b)(10)(ii) 11/6/1997 RI Use an ammonia sensing system instead of having required respirators available in emergencies. Denied--not as protective as standard
187 OSHA-2011-0097 NIBCO, Inc. Temporary 1910.1025(e)(1) 7/10/1997 NY Need additional time to comply with standard. Denied--application incomplete
188 OSHA-2011-0098 Lockheed Martin Utility Services, Inc. Permanent 1910.134(b)(11) 6/25/1997 KY Use an airline-supplied suit while working in gaseous diffusion plant. Withdrawn--variance not necessary
189 OSHA-2011-0099 Montenay Power Corp. Permanent 1910.147(c)(8); 1910.269(d)(4); 1926.417 6/4/1997 CA, FL, NY, PA Use group lockout system instead of an individual lock-out system. Denied--not as protective as standard
190 OSHA-2011-0100 Caterpillar Inc. Record-keeping 1904.7(a) 4/28/1997 IL Make OSHA 200 logs available to OSHA compliance officers for copying, but not provide the officers with copies. Withdrawn--addressed by court decision
191 OSHA-2011-0101 Kennecott Corp. Permanent 1910.1018(n)(2)(ii)(A) 4/24/1997 UT Use a panel of certified radiologists and pulmonologists to read x-rays instead using ILO U/C procedures. Denied--not as protective as standard
192 OSHA-2011-0102 Zenith Tech, Inc Permanent 1926.1051(a) 12/18/1996 WI Use a ladder-like system in steel column forms instead of ladders to reach elevated platforms. Withdrawn--variance not necessary
193 OSHA-2011-0103 TransTexas Natural Gas Corp. Permanent 1910.135(a)(1) 11/15/1996 TX Not use head protection when employees not exposed to falling objects or situations that could result in a head injury. Withdrawn--variance not necessary
194 OSHA-2011-0104 Plaza Dodge Permanent 1910.134(b)(11) 10/23/1996 FL Use the Air-Com 2000 supplied-air breathing system. Withdrawn--application incomplete
195 OSHA-2011-0105 Ev-Air-Tight, Shoemaker, Inc. Permanent 1926.451(i )(11) 9/27/1996 MD Replace guardrails on a two-point scaffolding system with a pair of lanyards attached to a safety harness worn by employees. Withdrawn--site located solely in state-plan state
196 OSHA-2011-0106 Dome Technology Permanent General-duty clause 9/26/1996 AZ, LA, OH, TX Use an oversized basket on an extendable boom forklift. Denied--no variances from the general-duty clause
197 OSHA-2011-0108 Black Micro Corp. Permanent 1910.106(d)(6)(iii); 1910.109(c)(1); 1910.1200(g)(8) 7/25/1996 Mariana Islands Exemption from requirements for storing flammable and explosive chemicals. Denied--exemption requested
198 OSHA-2011-0109 Golden H's Labor Camp Permanent 1910.142 7/18/1996 NY Use window areas and toilet facilities that differ from requirements of standard. Denied--exemption requested
199 OSHA-2011-0110 Breakfast Woodworks Inc. Permanent 1910.213(d )(1) 7/17/1996 CT Exemption from the guarding requirements of standard. Denied--exemption requested
200 OSHA-2011-0111 Lockheed Martin Astro Space Permanent 1910.179(n)(2)(vi); 1910.180(h)(3)(vi) and (h)(4)(ii) 6/11/1996 NJ, PA Request coverage under the variance granted to NASA for working under suspended loads. Denied--not as protective as standard
201 OSHA-2011-0112 Stone Container Corp. Permanent 1910.261(g)(9) 5/29/1996 FL Use ladders instead of the required stairway. Denied--not as protective as standard
202 OSHA-2011-0113 Yardney Technical Products, Inc Permanent 1910.1000, Table Z-1 5/15/1996 CT Exemption from the permissible exposure level to silver. Denied--exemption requested
203 OSHA-2011-0114 Kenker Box Co. Permanent 1910.213(f)(2) 4/25/1996 OH Use a power feeder on a saw instead of non-kickback fingers. Denied--not as protective as standard
204 OSHA-2011-0115 Automatic Equipment Mfg. Co. Permanent 1910.212(a)(3)(ii) 4/23/1996 NE Use any type of guarding method to keep operators away from the danger zone. Withdrawn--performance-based standard
205 OSHA-2011-0117 Cambridge Industries, Inc. Permanent 1910.107(g)(5) 4/16/1996 IL Use n-Butyl Acetate to clean equipment. Withdrawn--variance not necessary
206 OSHA-2011-0118 Martin G. Imbach, Inc. Permanent 1926.550(g)(3)(ii)(C) 4/3/1996 MD Paint a 10-foot lead at the end of the controlled-load lowering line to warn the operator of an impending "two-blocking" condition instead of using an "anti-two-block" system required by the standard. Denied-not as protective as standard
207 OSHA-2011-0118 Martin G. Imbach, Inc. Permanent 1917.45(j)(1)(iii)(F) 4/3/1996 MD Use a wire-rope clip to fasten the dead end of the load line (wire rope) to the live end of the line instead of looping the dead end of the line and fastening the loop with the clip as required by the standard. Withdrawn--application incomplete
208 OSHA-2011-0119 Lukens Steel Co. Permanent 1910.23(c)(1) 3/22/1996 PA Use flashing lights and other visual warning techniques instead of guardrails for raised platform. Withdrawn--application incomplete
209 OSHA-2011-0120 KAJIMA Engineering and Construction, Inc. Permanent 1926.800(m)(7)(ii) 3/15/1996 IL Keep flammable and combustible materials within 100 feet of an access opening, use trenches to catch spills, and keep fire extinguishers nearby instead of using the fire resistant barriers described by standard. Withdrawn--variance not necessary
210 OSHA-2011-0121 Energizer Power Systems Permanent 1910.1027(j)(1) and (j)(3) 2/29/1996 All states Use air showers instead of required wet showers. Withdrawn--application incomplete
211 OSHA-2011-0122 Energizer Power Systems Temporary 1910.1027(f) 2/14/1996 All states Need additional time to comply with standard. Denied--submitted application after effective date of the standard
212 OSHA-2011-0123 SAFT America, Inc. Permanent 1910.1027(i)(2)(i); 1910.1027(j)(1), (j)(2), and (j)(3)(i) 2/14/1996 GA Use air showers instead of required wet showers, and specially designed coveralls instead of change rooms. Withdrawn--application incomplete
213 OSHA-2011-0127 Justrite Manufacturing Co., LLC Permanent 1910.144(a)(1)(ii) 2/14/1996 IL Paint safety cans a natural color instead of red. Denied--applicant not employer of affected workers
214 OSHA-2011-0128 Kamtech, Inc. Permanent 1926.303(c)(2) 1/25/1996 NY Use a dedicated grinder without a work rest for each work site, along with training and other conditions. Denied--not as protective as standard
215 OSHA-2011-0131 IMC Construction Co. Permanent 1910.106(d)(3)(ii)(a) and (ii)(b) 9/25/1995 LA Use fiberglass instead of metal or wood for flammable combustible liquid cabinets. Withdrawn--performance-based standard
216 OSHA-2011-0132 Marathon Power Technologies Co. Temporary 1910.1027(j)(1) and (j)(3) 9/20/1995 TX Need additional time to comply with standard. Denied--submitted application after effective date of the standard
217 OSHA-2011-0133 Winbco Tank Co. Permanent 1926.451(a)(4), (a)(5), and (a)(10) 9/19/1995 IA Use alternative scaffolding system when constructing above-ground storage tanks. Withdrawn--applicant allowed to follow conditions of Marathon Steel's variance
218 OSHA-2011-0137 Johnson Machine & Production Permanent 1910.141(c)(1)(i) 8/23/1995 PA Use a composting toilet facility instead of required toilet. Withdrawn-- alternative is a de minimis violation
219 OSHA-2011-0138 AK Steel Permanent 1910.179(n)(4)(i) 8/10/1995 OH Use a designated safety zone to test hoist-limit switch. Withdrawn--application incomplete
220 OSHA-2011-0139 Digi-Trax on behalf of the International Society of Blood Transfusion Permanent 1910.1030(g)(1)(i) 7/11/1995 IL Use on-demand thermal transfer printers to generate black on white biohazard labels. Withdrawn--variance not necessary
221 OSHA-2011-0539 Campbell & Associates, Inc. Permanent 1926.451(a)(4), (a)(5), and (a)(10) 7/10/1995 AL Use alternative scaffolding system when constructing above-ground storage tanks. Withdrawn--applicant allowed to follow conditions of Marathon Steel's variance
222 OSHA-2011-0140 Pure Industries Permanent 1910.1000, Table Z-1 6/20/1995 PA Use a different analytical method for assessing coal-tar-pitch volatiles. Withdrawn--variance not necessary
223 OSHA-2011-0142 Commonwealth Edison Co. Temporary 1926.502(d)(6) 6/1/1995 IL Need additional time to comply with standard. Withdrawn--variance not necessary
224 OSHA-2011-0144 Northern Erectors Association of the BTEA Permanent Policy memorandum 5/26/1995 MA Follow old fall-protection requirements rather than those described in interim policy memorandum. Withdrawn--no variances from policy memoranda
225 OSHA-2011-0146 AK Steel Corp. Permanent 1910.29(f)(3) 5/23/1995 OH Use a mobile ladder stand having a different design and configuration than required by the standard. Withdrawn--variance not necessary
226 OSHA-2011-0147 Wunderlich Doors Permanent Unknown 4/28/1995 IL Use an elevated hydraulic lift truck with sides folded out in the horizontal position as a temporary platform, and use ladders on platform if toeboards and safety rails are installed on platform. Withdrawn--application incomplete
227 OSHA-2011-0148 James River Pennington, Inc. Temporary 1910.261(g)(17)(i) 4/26/1995 AL Need additional time to comply with standard. Denied--submitted application after effective date of the standard
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