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2150. SIGNS, SIGNALS, AND BARRICADES

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined

Legal Authority: 29 USC 655(b); 40 USC 333

CFR Citation: 29 CFR 1926.200; 29 CFR 1926.201; 29 CFR 1926.202; 29 CFR 1926.203

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: OSHA's standard on Signs, Signals and Barricades (Subpart G- 29 CFR 1926.200 through .203) currently incorporates the American National Standards Institute's 1971 industry consensus standard ANSI D6.1-1971. The ANSI organization has withdrawn its 1971 standard and the U.S. Department of Transportation has issued an updated standard, A Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices(MUTCD). For this reason, OSHA intends to issue a proposal to update Subpart G to incorporate the requirements of the Department of Transportation's MUTCD into the OSHA rule.

Timetable:

ActionDateFR Cite

NPRM 08/00/00 

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: None

Agency Contact: Russell B. Swanson, Director, Directorate of Construction, Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Room N3468, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, FP Building, Washington, DC 20210
Phone: 202 693-2020
Fax: 202 693-1689
Email: bswanson@dol.gov

RIN: 1218-AB88


DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)Final Rule Stage
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

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