Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR) - Table of Contents|
| Part Number:||1956|
| Part Title:||Plans for State and Local Government Employees without Approved Plans|
| Subpart Title:||Connecticut|
| Standard Number:||1956.44|
| Title:||Completion of developmental steps and certification.|
| GPO Source:||e-CFR|
In accordance with 29 CFR 1956.43(f), Connecticut's reformatted and revised public employee only plan and narrative description (including background information on program operations) were approved by the Assistant Secretary on August 3, 1983.
In accordance with 29 CFR 1956.43(a), Connecticut's safety and health poster for public employees only was approved by the Assistant Secretary on August 3, 1983.
In accordance with 29 CFR 1956.43(b), Connecticut has promulgated standards identical to all basic Federal standards in 29 CFR Parts 1910, 1926, and 1928. The State has continued to adopt Federal standards, amendments and corrections as noted in separate standards approval notices.
In accordance with 29 CFR 1956.43(c), Connecticut promulgated rules for inspections, citations, and proposed penalties (Administrative Regulation Section 31-371-1 through 20) parallel to 29 CFR Part 1903; recording and reporting occupational injuries and illness (Administrative Regulation Section 31-374-1 through 15 parallel to 29 CFR Part 1904; rules of practices for variances (Administrative Regulation Section 31-372-1 through 51) parallel to 29 CFR Part 1905; and review commission procedures (Administrative Regulation Section 31-376-1 through 61) parallel to 29 CFR Part 2200. In addition, Connecticut adopted Field Operations and Industrial Hygiene Manuals identical to the Federal. These supplements were approved by the Assistant Secretary on August 3, 1983.
In accordance with 29 CFR 1956.43(d), Connecticut's employee discrimination provisions (Administrative Regulation Section 31-379-1 through 22) were approved by the Assistant Secretary on August 3, 1983.
In accordance with 29 CFR 1956.43(e), Connecticut's comprehensive list classifying governmental entities covered by the plan was approved by the Assistant Secretary on August 3, 1983.
In accordance with 29 CFR 1956.10(g), a State is required to have sufficient number of adequately trained and competent personnel to discharge its responsibilities under the plan. The Connecticut Public Employee Only State plan provides for three (3) safety compliance officers and one (1) health compliance officer as set forth in the Connecticut Fiscal Year 1986 grant. This staffing level meets the "fully effective" benchmarks established for Connecticut for both safety and health.
In accordance with 1956.23 of this chapter, the Connecticut occupational safety and health public employee only plan was certified effective August 19, 1986 as having completed all developmental steps specified in the plan as approved October 2, 1978, on or before October 2, 1979. This certification attests to the structured completeness of the plan, but does not render judgment on adequacy of performance.
[48 FR 37027, Aug. 16, 1983; 51 FR 32454, Sept. 12, 1986]
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