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| Record Type:||Instruction|
| Directive Number:||STD 01-01-011|
| Old Directive Number:||STD 1-1.11|
| Title:||The Alternating Tread Type Stair|
| Information Date:||04/26/1982|
| Standard Number:||1910.24|
OSHA Instruction STD 1-1.11 APR 26, 1982 Office of Compliance Programming
Subject: The alternating Tread Type Stair
A. Purpose. This instruction recognized a newly developed alternating treat type stair not presently covered by existing OSHA standards.
B. Scope. This instruction applies OSHA-wide.
C. Action. OSHA Regional Administrators/Area Directors shall take action to ensure that employers using alternating tread type stairs comply with the guidelines in E. of this instruction.
D. Federal Program Change. This instruction describes a Federal program change which affects State programs. Each Regional Administrator shall:
OSHA Instruction STD 1-11.1 APR 26, 1982 Office of Compliance Programming
E. Guidelines. Currently OSHA has no standards relating to the alternating tread type stair. In order to provide safety for employees who might use such stairs, it must be designed, installed, used and maintained in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations and in accordance with the following requirements:
F. Background. The Directorate of Safety Standards Programs will propose standards for the alternating tread type stair when the Subpart D Proposal is published in the Federal Register. Based on a National Office review, it appears that if the stair meets the design requirements in E. of this instruction and is properly installed, used and maintained, it meets the intent of the Act.
Thorne G. Auchter Assistant Secretary
DISTRIBUTION: National, Regional and Area Offices All Compliance Officers State Designees NIOSH Regional Program Directors
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