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• Standard Number: 1926.201; 1926.202
• Status: Archived

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NOTICE: This is an OSHA Archive Document, and may no longer represent OSHA Policy. It is presented here as historical content, for research and review purposes only.


July 24, 1991

MEMORANDUM FOR: DANIEL MICK
COUNSEL FOR TRIAL AND OSHRC LITIGATION
OFFICE OF THE SOLICITOR

ATTENTION: ORLANDO PANNOCHIA

FROM: ROY F. GURNHAM, DIRECTOR
OFFICE OF CONSTRUCTION AND MARITIME COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE

SUBJECT: Application of 29 CFR 1926.201 signaling and 29 CFR 1926.202 Barricades to Highway Construction Projects.


29 CFR 1926.202 Barricades. Use this standard for citations pertaining to the design or application of barriers. The American National Standards Institute D6.1-1971, Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways referenced in the standard lists 2 applications where barricades shall be used. (See section 6C-7 Barricade application)

29 CFR 1926.201 Signaling. This standard is to be used to cite for lack of signs, signals, barricades, flagmen or other appropriate traffic controls.

If signs, signals, and barricades are being used and they do not provide the necessary protection, then flagmen or other appropriate traffic controls shall be required. However, if signs, signals, barricades, and flagmen or other appropriate traffic controls are being used, the employer would be in compliance.


Archive Notice - OSHA Archive

NOTICE: This is an OSHA Archive Document, and may no longer represent OSHA Policy. It is presented here as historical content, for research and review purposes only.


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