- Publication Date:
- Publication Type:Final Rule
- Fed Register #:54:23824-57
- Standard Number:
- Title:Underground Construction
Abstract: OSHA hereby revises its safety and health regulations for Underground Construction (formerly titled "Tunnels and Shafts") located in 1926.800. The revised standard clarifies the existing 17-year old standard, covers hazards not effectively addressed previously, and reflects the current technology and methods used in underground construction. This revision of 1926.800 becomes effective August 1, 1989.