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2138. ERGONOMICS PROGRAMS IN CONSTRUCTION (PART 1926): PREVENTING WORK-RELATED MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS AMONG CONSTRUCTION WORKERS

Priority: Economically Significant. Major status under 5 USC 801 is undetermined.

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

CFR Citation: 29 CFR 1926

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: OSHA is withdrawing this agenda entry because the agency is currently evaluating its options for developing a comprehensive approach to the ergonomics issue. If OSHA decides in the future to address ergonomic injuries in the construction industry through rulemaking, it will include notice of that fact in a future regulatory agenda.

Timetable:

Action Date FR Cite

Withdrawn 08/21/01  

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined

Small Entities Affected: Businesses

Government Levels Affected: Undetermined

Agency Contact: Marthe B. Kent, Acting Director, Directorate of Health Standards Programs, Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Room N3718, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, FP Building, Washington, DC 20210
Phone: 202 693-1950
Fax: 202 693-1678

RIN: 1218-AB94


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