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• Publication Date: 08/06/1990
• Publication Type: Final Rules
• Fed Register #: 55:31984-32020
• Standard Number: 1910.331; 1910.332; 1910.333; 1910.334; 1910.335
• Title: Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices Final Rule


OSHA is issuing a new standard (1910.331- .335) on electrical safety-related workpractices for general industry. These regulations complement existing electrical installation standards and include requirements for work performed on or near exposed energized and deenergized parts of electric equipment; use of electrical protective equipment; and the safe use of electric equipment. OSHA is also amending miscellaneous provisions in the general industry standards to: (1) Change existing regulations referring to the 1971 National Electrical Code to refer to OSHA''s electrical standards;(2) remove existing electrical work-practice requirements from other parts of the general industry standards so that all general electrical safety- related work practices will be covered in the electrical safety standards; and (3) remove an existing provision relating to construction from the general industry electrical safety standards. EFFECTIVE DATE: The final rule, except for 1910.332 becomes effective on 12/4/90. Section 1910.332 becomes effective on 8/6/91. CONTACT: James Foster, 202-523-8148.

Federal Registers - Table of Contents

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