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2214. FALL PROTECTION IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Priority: Info./Admin./Other

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

CFR Citation: 29 CFR 1926

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: OSHA is considering whether to propose amendments to its existing standards for fall protection in construction. OSHA is also considering raising a number of issues about the fall protection rules as they now apply to roofing work, residential construction operations, climbing reinforcement steel and vendors delivering materials (for example, roofing materials). These issues have arisen since OSHA revised the fall protection standard in August 1994.

Timetable:

Action Date FR Cite

ANPRM 01/00/99

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: None

Agency Contact: Russel B. Swanson, Director, Directorate of Construction, Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Room S1506, FP Building, Washington, DC 20210
Phone: 202 219-8644
Fax: 202 219-6599

RIN: 1218-AB62





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