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# Federal Registers
1 1998 - 09/30/1998 - Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request - 63:52298-52300
2 1998 - 06/26/1998 - Walking-Working Surfaces; Information Collection Requirements. - 63:34933-34934
3 1991 - 03/01/1991 - Grant of Variance - 56:8801-04
4 1990 - 07/18/1990 - Extension of Written Comment Period and Scheduled Hearing on Proposed Rule on Walking and Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems) - 55:29224-29
5 1984 - 02/10/1984 - Guarding Floor/Wall Openings - 49:5318
6 1984 - 02/10/1984 - Revocation of Advisory and Repetitive Standards - 49:5318
7 1982 - 05/28/1982 - Guarding Floor/Wall Openings - 47:23479
8 1977 - 10/14/1977 - Variance - 42:55291
9 1976 - 12/28/1976 - Variance - 41:56410-56411
# Standard Interpretations
1 2012 - 04/27/2012 - Guarding of Ladderway Floor Openings
2 2010 - 06/15/2010 - Clarification of OSHA requirements pertaining to winding stairway systems.
3 2009 - 09/29/2009 - Guarding of Access Openings to Fixed Ladders.
4 2008 - 08/27/2008 - Compliance of stair and platform railings with height requirements in OSHA standards for fixed industrial stairs.
5 2006 - 09/28/2006 - Guarding requirements for skylights and "grandfather" provisions for buildings constructed over twenty years ago.
6 2006 - 02/14/2006 - Alternative fall protection program when guardrails are infeasible to install.
7 2005 - 11/14/2005 - Acceptability of slip on fittings on stair rails and requirement for stair rails to be smooth surfaced.
8 2005 - 07/06/2005 - Acceptability of a fixed ramp with a one-in-four slope on an industrial conveyor.
9 2004 - 10/05/2004 - Ladder safety requirements for towers more than 20 feet in length: sliding fall protection devices, safety cages/wells, landing platform intervals.
10 2003 - 12/16/2003 - Additional fall protection requirements for concrete trucks when work platforms are equipped with guardrails and toeboards.
11 2000 - 07/12/2000 - Open roof hatches should be protected; grab bars not required at hatch exits.
12 1999 - 08/30/1999 - OSHA requires fall protection for elevator work when a fall hazard is present.
13 1997 - 12/18/1997 - General Industry Standard as it applies to the electric utility industry.
14 1997 - 01/16/1997 - Fall Protection requirements in the Construction Standard.
15 1996 - 12/10/1996 - Spacing requirements between two handrails.
16 1996 - 07/12/1996 - Use of toeboards to protect a floor hole and variations in riser heights for stairs.
17 1996 - 04/22/1996 - Conveyor Crossover Stile.
18 1996 - 03/13/1996 - OSHA's requirements for locking type snaphooks on pole strap systems.
19 1996 - 02/28/1996 - Ramps: guarding and means of access to a higher elevation.
20 1995 - 03/08/1995 - Interpretation Regarding Guardrails Proposed for Coors Stadium.
21 1994 - 03/31/1994 - Toeboard requirements on walkways over interior of a water tank.
22 1993 - 03/26/1993 - Platforms and ladders on communication towers.
23 1992 - 11/12/1992 - Toe clearances on ladders.
24 1992 - 09/22/1992 - Nominal vertical height requirement for toe boards.
25 1992 - 05/12/1992 - Ladderway floor openings.
26 1987 - 08/13/1987 - Fall protection for employees exposed to hazardous falls from roofs.
27 1984 - 11/02/1984 - Safeguarding of floor holes between platforms and equipment.
28 1983 - 09/16/1983 - Clarification of our railing requirements in 29 CFR 1910.23(e).
29 1982 - 02/12/1982 - The use of a safety chain in lieu of a gate.
30 1982 - 02/04/1982 - Tip-up rigid guardrail system.
31 1981 - 07/01/1981 - Proposed Powered Platform installations.
32 1980 - 06/18/1980 - The positioning of the safety line on billboards.
33 1979 - 07/30/1979 - The enforcement of 29 CFR 1910.23(a)(9), for floor openings and holes.
34 1979 - 05/30/1979 - Sectionalized rail systems.
35 1978 - 04/05/1978 - Clarification of 1910.23(c)(1).
# Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR)
1 1910.23 - Guarding floor and wall openings and holes.

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