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Priority: Other Significant. Major status under 5 USC 801 is undetermined.
Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined
Legal Authority: 29 USC 655; 40 USC 333
CFR Citation: 29 CFR 1926.51
Legal Deadline: None
Abstract: On October 7, 1998, the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health(ACCSH) recommended that OSHA consider proposed revisions to the construction sanitation standard (29 CFR 1926.51). OSHA believes that the ACCSH recommendation raises important issues regarding the type of sanitation facilities needed for construction workers. OSHA intends to propose revisions to the sanitation standard, including the need to require washing facilities, gender-separate and lockable toilet facilities, and (where other OSHA standards require change rooms) gender-separate and lockable change facilities.
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined
Government Levels Affected: Undetermined
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
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