# Standard Interpretations
1 - 1926.501 - CPL 02-00-124; Multi-Employer Citation Policy
2 - 1926.501 - Acceptability of using a ramp to unload parts from a semi-trailer.
3 - 1926.501 - Clarification on the use of safety monitors as a method of fall protection on a low-slope roof.
4 - 1926.501 - Residential Contruction; 1926.501(b)(3), fall protection or metal stud walls around stairwells.
5 - 1926.501 - Clarification on controlled access zones for leading edge work.
6 - 1926.501 - When protective measures must be installed after a hole is created on a construction worksite.
7 - 1926.501 - Duty of a subcontractor to cover floor holes in a Multi-Employer work site.
8 - 1926.501 - Use of personal fall arrest systems at the edge of a well, pit, shaft, or similar excavation.
9 - 1926.501 - Fall protection requirements for stairwells and mechanical chase openings surrounded by interior stud walls in residential construction
10 - 1926.501 - Review residential construction scenarios for alternative fall protection procedures.
11 - 1926.501 - Fall protection requirements for installing first three rows of roofing or for removing slide guards from a completed roof with a slope 6-in-12 or less.
12 - 1926.501 - Compliance of using warning lines and/or control access zones for fall protection on roofs with a slope greater than 4:12.
13 - 1926.501 - Requirements for fall protection when ladder jack scaffolds are used for residential and commercial construction
14 - 1926.501 - Fall protection requirements for homes built of block and masonry construction.
15 - 1926.501 - Fall protection requirements for an employee working from a ladder on a walking/working surface other than the ground.
16 - 1926.501 - Alternative fall protection procedures for residential construction.
17 - 1926.501 - Fall protection requirements for employees, other than roofers, working on low-slope roofs
18 - 1926.501 - Fall protection requirements for roofing work in residential construction versus roofing work in other areas of construction.
19 - 1926.501 - Clarification of residential construction and fall protection requirements.
20 - 1926.501 - Fall protection requirements for workers engaged in "roof blocking."
21 - 1926.501 - Roofing material vendors must provide employee fall protection.
22 - 1926.501 - Clips used for wire rope guardrails; required fall protection in hoist area.
23 - 1926.501 - Fall protection requirements for residential construction (STD 3-0.1A).
24 - 1926.501 - Fall protection methods when assembling and installing roofs.
25 - 1926.501 - Fall protection for employees climbing or moving on preassembled reinforcing steel assemblies.
26 - 1926.501 - Fall protection in a situation regarding floor/roofing openings.
27 - 1926.501 - Enforcement of the fall protection standard and fall protection options.
28 - 1926.501 - Fall protection for vendors delivering roofing materials.
29 - 1926.501 - Tying off of loft workers, top men and pile monks during sheet piling activities.
30 - 1926.501 - Ironworkers involved in steel erection activities must be protected from falls.
31 - 1926.501 - OSHA's new fall protection standards for construction will prohibit use of safety belts with side dee rings as part of a personal fall arrest system
32 - 1926.501 - Review of a new product, "The Safety Boot".
33 - 1926.501 - The frequency of the load measuring system when testing fall arrest equipment should be set at 500 Hz.
34 - 1926.501 - OSHA policy regarding the use of rebar assemblies as ladders.
35 - 1926.501 - Hoisting personnel into and out of drilled shafts with a drill rig.
36 - 1926.501 - Fall protection during rebar assembly construction.
37 - 1926.501 - Fall Protection while climbing and working on a steel lattice structure resembling a communication tower.
38 - 1926.501 - Fall Protection Standards for Pole Climbing.
39 - 1926.501(a)(2) - Policy for descent control devices used in construction.
40 - 1926.501(b) - Fall protection requirements for homes built of block and masonry construction.
41 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Fall protection requirements for homes built of block and masonry construction.
42 - 1926.501(b) - Alternative fall protection procedures for residential construction.
43 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Alternative fall protection procedures for residential construction.
44 - 1926.501(b) - Applicability of fall protection requirements/fall protection for waste collection and landfill activities.
45 - 1926.501(b) - Fall Protection Plans - Enforcement Policy [for Precast Erection].
46 - 1926.501(b)(1) - Fall protection requirements for workers engaged in "roof blocking."
47 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Fall protection requirements for workers engaged in "roof blocking."
48 - 1926.501(b) - Fall protection requirements for workers engaged in "roof blocking."
49 - 1926.501(b)(10) - Fall protection requirements for workers engaged in "roof blocking."
50 - 1926.501(b) - Fall protection requirements for both residential and commercial HVAC systems; clarification of confined spaces
51 - 1926.501(b)(1) - Fall protection requirements for both residential and commercial HVAC systems; clarification of confined spaces
52 - 1926.501(b) - Fall protection requirements for employees, other than roofers, working on low-slope roofs
53 - 1926.501(b)(10) - Fall protection requirements for employees, other than roofers, working on low-slope roofs
54 - 1926.501(b)(2) - Fall protection requirements for employees, other than roofers, working on low-slope roofs
55 - 1926.501(b)(12) - Fall protection requirements for employees, other than roofers, working on low-slope roofs
56 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Fall protection requirements for employees, other than roofers, working on low-slope roofs
57 - 1926.501(b) - Requirements for fall protection when ladder jack scaffolds are used for residential and commercial construction
58 - 1926.501(b)(12) - Requirements for fall protection when ladder jack scaffolds are used for residential and commercial construction
59 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Requirements for fall protection when ladder jack scaffolds are used for residential and commercial construction
60 - 1926.501(b)(2) - Requirements for fall protection when ladder jack scaffolds are used for residential and commercial construction
61 - 1926.501(b) - Clarification on several issues regarding OSHA's construction industry standards for fall protection
62 - 1926.501(b)(2) - Clarification on several issues regarding OSHA's construction industry standards for fall protection
63 - 1926.501(b)(12) - Clarification on several issues regarding OSHA's construction industry standards for fall protection
64 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Clarification on several issues regarding OSHA's construction industry standards for fall protection
65 - 1926.501(b) - Alternative fall protection for leading edge work during precast concrete erection.
66 - 1926.501(b)(12) - Alternative fall protection for leading edge work during precast concrete erection.
67 - 1926.501(b) - Enforcement of Subpart M "Fall Protection"
68 - 1926.501(b) - Clarification on controlled access zones for leading edge work.
69 - 1926.501(b)(2)(i) - Clarification on controlled access zones for leading edge work.
70 - 1926.501(b)(1) - Fall protection is not required where there is no feasible means of providing it while working on vehicles or trailers.
71 - 1926.501(b)(1) - Fall protection for exposure to unfilled swimming pools.
72 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Fall protection for exposure to unfilled swimming pools.
73 - 1926.501(b)(15) - Fall protection for exposure to unfilled swimming pools.
74 - 1926.501(b)(1) - Fall protection, lifejacket, and lifesaving requirements when working over or near water.
75 - 1926.501(b)(1) - Clarification of the terms "hole" versus "unprotected sides or edges."
76 - 1926.501(b)(4) - Clarification of the terms "hole" versus "unprotected sides or edges."
77 - 1926.501(b)(1) - Employees engaged in formwork over 6 feet high must have fall protection.
78 - 1926.501(b)(2) - Employees engaged in formwork over 6 feet high must have fall protection.
79 - 1926.501(b)(5) - Employees engaged in formwork over 6 feet high must have fall protection.
80 - 1926.501(b)(1) - Use of aerial lifts to transport workers to elevated workstations; scissor lifts are not covered by the aerial lift provisions.
81 - 1926.501(b)(1) - Fall protection requirements for an employee working from a ladder on a walking/working surface other than the ground.
82 - 1926.501(b)(1) - Fall protection requirements for construction workers doing work while on a roof
83 - 1926.501(b)(10) - Fall protection requirements for construction workers doing work while on a roof
84 - 1926.501(b)(2) - Fall protection requirements for construction workers doing work while on a roof
85 - 1926.501(b)(12) - Fall protection requirements for construction workers doing work while on a roof
86 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Fall protection requirements for construction workers doing work while on a roof
87 - 1926.501(b)(1) - Clarification if a depression constitutes a hole or unprotected side/edge and associated fall protection requirements.
88 - 1926.501(b)(4)(i) - Clarification if a depression constitutes a hole or unprotected side/edge and associated fall protection requirements.
89 - 1926.501(b)(4)(ii) - Clarification if a depression constitutes a hole or unprotected side/edge and associated fall protection requirements.
90 - 1926.501(b)(10) - Use of a warning line instead of conventional fall protection; Part 1926 Subpart M
91 - 1926.501(b)(1) - Use of a warning line instead of conventional fall protection; Part 1926 Subpart M
92 - 1926.501(b)(2) - Use of a warning line instead of conventional fall protection; Part 1926 Subpart M
93 - 1926.501(b)(1) - Scaffolding/shoring
94 - 1926.501(b)(14) - Scaffolding/shoring
95 - 1926.501(d)(15) - Scaffolding/shoring
96 - 1926.501(b)(1) - Clarification of several residential construction and fall protection issues.
97 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Clarification of several residential construction and fall protection issues.
98 - 1926.501(b)(1) - Fall protection requirements for employees on construction equipment.
99 - 1926.501(b)(1) - Fall protection requirements for employees working on an elevator car frame.
100 - 1926.501(b)(1) - Fall protection for workers having to walk/work along bridge decks when the edges are finished with a 32 in. high barrier wall.
101 - 1926.501(b)(1) - Fall protection requirements applicable during the construction of retaining walls
102 - 1926.501(b)(10) - The impact on the roofing industry from OSHA's fall protection standard.
103 - 1926.501(b)(11) - The impact on the roofing industry from OSHA's fall protection standard.
104 - 1926.501(b)(10) - The impact on the roofing industry of the OSHA's newly revised fall protection standard.
105 - 1926.501(b)(11) - The impact on the roofing industry of the OSHA's newly revised fall protection standard.
106 - 1926.501(b)(10) - Acceptable use of warning lines as fall protection for roofers and other trades.
107 - 1926.501(b)(2) - Acceptable use of warning lines as fall protection for roofers and other trades.
108 - 1926.501(b)(12) - Acceptable use of warning lines as fall protection for roofers and other trades.
109 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Acceptable use of warning lines as fall protection for roofers and other trades.
110 - 1926.501(b)(10) - Fall protection: determination of roof width on irregular shaped roofs.
111 - 1926.501(b)(10) - Fall protection during roofing inspections, investigations, and assessments
112 - 1926.501(b)(2)(ii) - Fall protection non-conforming guardrail criteria for application of a de minimis policy.
113 - 1926.501(b)(4)(i) - Fall protection non-conforming guardrail criteria for application of a de minimis policy.
114 - 1926.501(b)(4)(ii) - Fall protection non-conforming guardrail criteria for application of a de minimis policy.
115 - 1926.501(b)(4)(iii) - Fall protection non-conforming guardrail criteria for application of a de minimis policy.
116 - 1926.501(b)(10) - Fall protection non-conforming guardrail criteria for application of a de minimis policy.
117 - 1926.501(b)(2) - Fall protection non-conforming guardrail criteria for application of a de minimis policy.
118 - 1926.501(b)(10) - Residential fall protection: safety monitors; walking top plate of braced walls in installation; warning line; plating exterior walls; height limitation; non-roofer PPE; slide guards
119 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Residential fall protection: safety monitors; walking top plate of braced walls in installation; warning line; plating exterior walls; height limitation; non-roofer PPE; slide guards
120 - 1926.501(b)(10) - Clarification on the use of safety monitors as a method of fall protection on a low-slope roof.
121 - 1926.501(b)(2) - Compliance of using warning lines and/or control access zones for fall protection on roofs with a slope greater than 4:12.
122 - 1926.501(b)(11) - Compliance of using warning lines and/or control access zones for fall protection on roofs with a slope greater than 4:12.
123 - 1926.501(b)(9) - Compliance of using warning lines and/or control access zones for fall protection on roofs with a slope greater than 4:12.
124 - 1926.501(b)(12) - Compliance of using warning lines and/or control access zones for fall protection on roofs with a slope greater than 4:12.
125 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Compliance of using warning lines and/or control access zones for fall protection on roofs with a slope greater than 4:12.
126 - 1926.501(b)(11) - The construction fall protection standard specifies fall arrest system requirements, but no footwear requirements.
127 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Definition of residential construction; use of slide guards.
128 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Fall protection on concrete formwork in residential construction.
129 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Review residential construction scenarios for alternative fall protection procedures.
130 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Fall protection requirements for installing first three rows of roofing or for removing slide guards from a completed roof with a slope 6-in-12 or less.
131 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Construction of homes with masonry walls is not considered "residential construction" in applying STD 03-00-001.
132 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Employees are not permitted to erect roof trusses/rafters while working from the exterior top plate.
133 - 1926.501(b)(13)(a) - Employees are not permitted to erect roof trusses/rafters while working from the exterior top plate.
134 - 1926.501(b)(13)(b) - Employees are not permitted to erect roof trusses/rafters while working from the exterior top plate.
135 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Alternative procedures under STD 3-0.1A for employees performing roofing work on roof slopes of 6 in 12 or less during residential construction.
136 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Housing Construction Operations.
137 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Fall Protection at residential construction sites.
138 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Use of roof jacks (slide guards) for residential and commercial construction.
139 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Clarification of residential construction's use of slide guards and other fall protection
140 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Requirements of Interim Fall Protection Compliance Guidelines for Residential Construction for guardrails and fall protection during roofing work.
141 - 1926.501(b)(13) - The predominant use of structural steel would not be considered "residential construction"
142 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Whether under STD 03-00-001 an employee, in absence of interior walls is permitted to climb the lower chords of the roof trusses to brace them.
143 - 1926.501(b)(13) - Residential Contruction; 1926.501(b)(3), fall protection or metal stud walls around stairwells.
144 - 1926.501(b)(14) - Evaluation of Fiber-Lam "Super Brace" compliance with construction fall protection requirements for guarding structural openings.
145 - 1926.501(b)(14) - Fall protection requirements for stairwells and mechanical chase openings surrounded by interior stud walls in residential construction
146 - 1926.501(b)(4)(i) - Fall protection requirements for stairwells and mechanical chase openings surrounded by interior stud walls in residential construction
147 - 1926.501(b)(4)(ii) - Fall protection requirements for stairwells and mechanical chase openings surrounded by interior stud walls in residential construction
148 - 1926.501(b)(7) - Clarification concerning fall protection and vertical walled trenches with depth of 6 feet or greater and use of controlled access zones.
149 - 1926.501(b)(7)(i) - Clarification concerning fall protection and vertical walled trenches with depth of 6 feet or greater and use of controlled access zones.
150 - 1926.501(b)(7)(ii) - Clarification concerning fall protection and vertical walled trenches with depth of 6 feet or greater and use of controlled access zones.
151 - 1926.501(b)(2) - Clarification concerning fall protection and vertical walled trenches with depth of 6 feet or greater and use of controlled access zones.
152 - 1926.501(b)(9) - Clarification concerning fall protection and vertical walled trenches with depth of 6 feet or greater and use of controlled access zones.
153 - 1926.501(b)(4) - Hatch Net 120 fall protection system
154 - 1926.501(b)(9) - Fall protection and controlled access zones for overhand bricklaying
155 - 1926.501(b)(4) - Fall protection and controlled access zones for overhand bricklaying
156 - 1926.501(b)(4) - Duty of a subcontractor to cover floor holes in a Multi-Employer work site.
157 - 1926.501(b)(4)(i) - Duty of a subcontractor to cover floor holes in a Multi-Employer work site.
158 - 1926.501(b)(4)(ii) - Duty of a subcontractor to cover floor holes in a Multi-Employer work site.
159 - 1926.501(b)(4)(iii) - Duty of a subcontractor to cover floor holes in a Multi-Employer work site.
160 - 1926.501(b)(4) - When protective measures must be installed after a hole is created on a construction worksite.
161 - 1926.501(b)(4) - Whether certain skylights meet the cover criteria of 1926 Subpart M.
162 - 1926.501(b)(4)(i) - Whether certain skylights meet the cover criteria of 1926 Subpart M.
163 - 1926.501(b)(4)(ii) - Clarification of fall protection requirements for open holes on a construction site.
164 - 1926.501(b)(5) - Reinforcing steel (rebar) assemblies: questions regarding fall protection and training.
165 - 1926.501(b)(5) - Fall protection during the construction of rebar assemblies.
166 - 1926.501(b)(5) - Whether or not fall protection is to be used when reinforcing steel is being installed and application of OSHA's job-made ladder requirements to rebar cages.
167 - 1926.501(b)(5) - Fall Protection Standards.
168 - 1926.501(b)(6) - Acceptability of using a ramp to unload parts from a semi-trailer.
169 - 1926.501(b)(7)(i) - The requirements for fall protection around residential basement foundation excavations deeper than six feet.
170 - 1926.501(b)(7)(ii) - Use of personal fall arrest systems at the edge of a well, pit, shaft, or similar excavation.