• Publication Date:
  • Publication Type:
    Final Rule
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  • Standard Number:
  • Title:
    Underground Construction
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.