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| Standard Number:||1926.652; 1926 Subpart M|
|OSHA requirements are set by statute, standards and regulations. Our interpretation letters explain these requirements and how they apply to particular circumstances, but they cannot create additional employer obligations. This letter constitutes OSHA's interpretation of the requirements discussed. Note that our enforcement guidance may be affected by changes to OSHA rules. Also, from time to time we update our guidance in response to new information. To keep apprised of such developments, you can consult OSHA's website at http://www.osha.gov.|
February, 1 1996
Mr. Christopher Seniuk, MPA, CSP, CIH
Assistant vice President
Director of Safety and Health Services
Lovell Safety Management Co., Inc.
161 William Street
New York, N.Y. 10038-2675
Dear Mr. Seniuk:
This is in response to your letters of August 22 and November 1, 1995, to Deputy Assistant Secretary James Stanley of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). As you may know, Mr. Stanley is no longer with OSHA and your letters have been forwarded to this office for response.
The answers to your questions concerning OSHA's house foundation/basement excavation memo dated June 30, 1995, are as follows:
The answers to your questions concerning OSHA's fall protection memorandum dated July 12, 1995, are as follows:
If you require further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact [the Directorate of Construction (202) 693-2345].
Russell B. Swanson, Director
Directorate of Construction
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