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| Standard Number:||1910.68(b)(3)|
December 5, 1991
Mr. William P. Mitchell
Diversified Parking, Inc.
First City National Bank
East Main, Suite 1208
El Paso, Texas 79901
Dear Mr. Mitchell:
This is in response to your letter dated November 6, in which you request that we "grandfather" two manlifts.
As you stated in your letter, the standard states that "all new manlift installations and equipment installed after the effective date of the regulation shall meet the design requirements of the American National Safety Standard'...". Since the manlifts you ask about were installed in 1956 and 1964 and the effective date of the regulations is August 1971, you are not bound by the requirements of the standard. However, you are still required to provide a work environment and working conditions that are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees.
No further action is needed or will be taken on your request for "grandfathering." Nevertheless, should you require further information or assistance, you may contact:
I hope that the information provided will be of help to you.Edward J. Cosgrove, Area Director
US Department of Labor - OSHA
1205 Texas Avenue
Lubbock, Texas 79401
Patricia K. Clark, Director
Directorate of Compliance Programs
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