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| Standard Number:||1926.501|
1. How is the steel lattice structure resembling a communication tower used?In response to additional aspects of dour inquiry, Canadian companies with employees working in the United States fall under the jurisdiction of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), as described in Section 4 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (copy enclosed). The OSH Act specifies that it covers employees working in the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, Wake Island, Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, Johnston Island, and the Canal Zone. The only exceptions are employees of Federal Agencies, and State agencies acting under section 274 of the Atomic Energy of 1954 as amended (42 U.S.C. 2021). The exceptions are found in Section 4(b) of the Act. Federal employees are afforded equivalent protection under Executive Order 12196.
2. What type of work is required (construction, salvage, maintenance, up grading, or whatever type)?
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