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# Standard Interpretations
1 2012 - 11/21/2012 - Minimum approach distances for conductive objects to exposed energized parts.
2 2012 - 08/02/2012 - Clarification of OSHA training requirements for basic first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
3 2012 - 08/01/2012 - Hooking and Unhooking Loads with a Helicopter During Work on Electric Transmission Systems
4 2011 - 08/29/2011 - Rescue and retrieval requirements for enclosed spaces covered under 1910.269.
5 2011 - 08/04/2011 - Numerous questions on lockout/tagout under 1910.147 and 1910.269
6 2010 - 02/03/2010 - Clarification on number of qualified employees required when working with electrical components.
7 2008 - 02/19/2008 - Compliance with electric power generation transmission and distribution requirements for testing of fiberglass insulating tools.
8 2008 - 02/01/2008 - Whether shutting off the truck and disabling controls is a sufficient means of demonstrating that no employee would be endangered under 1910.269(p)(1)(iii).
9 2008 - 01/31/2008 - PSM coverage of utility systems; whether 1910.269 preempts the PSM standard for power generation facilities that serve covered processes.
10 2007 - 10/10/2007 - Clarification of the 1910.269 requirement for the presence of at least two "qualified" employees for work on exposed energized lines.
11 2007 - 06/26/2007 - Clarification of LOTO procedures for servicing and maintenance of wind turbines.
12 2007 - 03/23/2007 - Clarification of "in near proximity" and OSHA's discretion in enforcing first aid requirements in particular cases.
13 2007 - 01/16/2007 - OSHA requirements for providing training for first aid, CPR, and BBP for prompt treatment of injured employees at various workplaces.
14 2006 - 11/21/2006 - Qualifications required under 1910.269 for entry into manholes/vaults to perform work on energized conductors.
15 2006 - 09/01/2006 - Conditions allowing the use of insulating gloves without the use of insulating sleeves when working on or near exposed energized parts.
16 2006 - 07/20/2006 - Clarification of supervisor accessibility to individual field-lock keys in a group lock box under 1910.269.
17 2006 - 07/19/2006 - Group LOTO and supervisor's accessibility to individual employee lock when employee is not available to remove lock.
18 2006 - 04/25/2006 - Conditions rendering underground electrical power connections as unsafe to touch with bare hands.
19 2006 - 02/27/2006 - Fall protection and aerial lifts in the Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution industries.
20 2005 - 11/22/2005 - Enhanced risk of damage/degradation of insulation integrity on temporary wiring with prolonged use.
21 2005 - 11/01/2005 - CPR training is a required element in some OSHA general industry standards.
22 2004 - 10/05/2004 - Grounding requirements for aerial lifts (bucket trucks) under the General Industry 1910.269 and Construction 1926.952 standards.
23 2004 - 04/27/2004 - Rescue of a suspended worker following a fall event.
24 2004 - 03/09/2004 - Requirements for reverse signal alarms for vehicles with obstructed views to the rear.
25 2003 - 09/16/2003 - Minimum number of employees required for performing electric power work conducted from bucket trucks.
26 2003 - 06/13/2003 - Response to Edison Electric Institute's concerns regarding draft Instruction CPL 2-1.18A, "Enforcement of the Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution Standard."
27 2003 - 06/13/2003 - Response to Exelon Generation's concerns regarding draft Instruction CPL 2-1.18A, "Enforcement of the Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution Standard."
28 2003 - 05/27/2003 - OSHA does not specify payment requirements for apparel covered in the Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution Standard.
29 2003 - 05/05/2003 - Standards applicable to step bolts and manhole steps; load requirements for step bolts.
30 2003 - 03/27/2003 - Clarification of qualified employee requirements for the Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution standard.
31 1999 - 12/07/1999 - Protection of workers operating mechanical equipment near overhead power lines.
32 1999 - 02/22/1999 - CPR/first aid training and "working alone" provisions of 1910.269.
33 1998 - 06/22/1998 - Stress cone work: worker protection and job briefings.
34 1997 - 12/18/1997 - Electrical Conductor Identification.
35 1997 - 12/18/1997 - General Industry Standard as it applies to the electric utility industry.
36 1997 - 06/23/1997 - Clarification o-f the electric power generation, transmission, and distribution standard.
37 1997 - 02/19/1997 - An interpretation of the electric power generation standard.
38 1996 - 08/23/1996 - Interpretation of the electic power generation, transmission and distribution (electric power generation) standard.
39 1996 - 08/16/1996 - Distinction between premises wiring installations and electric transmission or distribution installations.
40 1996 - 08/06/1996 - Electrical Workers.
41 1996 - 07/30/1996 - Harness used for fall protection is not considered "apparel".
42 1996 - 06/04/1996 - Interpretation of the electric power generation, transmission, and distribution standard.
43 1996 - 05/20/1996 - Letter requesting interpretation of the OSHA electrical standards as they apply to employees using insulated hand tools.
44 1996 - 03/26/1996 - Electric power generation, transmission, and distribution standard.
45 1996 - 03/13/1996 - OSHA's requirements for locking type snaphooks on pole strap systems.
46 1996 - 03/12/1996 - Scope of logging standard -- 1910.266.
47 1996 - 03/05/1996 - Determination on whether the "Line Journeyman Changing out Trasformer" activities are within the intent of the OSHA standards.
48 1996 - 02/26/1996 - Clarification of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.
49 1996 - 02/26/1996 - Minimum approach distances.
50 1995 - 12/07/1995 - Installation and Placement of temporary protective grounds.
51 1995 - 12/07/1995 - Interpretation of the electric power generation, transmission, and distribution standard.
52 1995 - 11/27/1995 - Challenge Testing as a Substitute for Annual Refresher Training.
53 1995 - 09/01/1995 - Fall Protection in the power distribution industry.
54 1995 - 08/29/1995 - Clarification of the Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution Standard.
55 1995 - 08/10/1995 - Guidelines for the Enforcement of the Apparel Standard.
56 1995 - 07/31/1995 - A qualified employee wearing a short sleeve shirt when working on or nearby energized electric power line or equipment and subject to potential exposure to an electric arc.
57 1995 - 07/28/1995 - Clarification of the electric power generation, transmission, and distribution standard.
58 1995 - 07/27/1995 - Interpretation of the Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Standard.
59 1995 - 06/21/1995 - Imposing an undue hardship on the working man who is trying to do his job by keeping the electricity on for America to enjoy.
60 1995 - 05/09/1995 - Clarification of the Electric Power Generation, Transmission, And Distribution Standard, 29 CFR 1910.269.
61 1995 - 04/12/1995 - Section that requires the employer to insure that apparel worn by employees not increase the injury should they be exposed to flame.
62 1995 - 03/07/1995 - Enforcement of Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution and Electrical Protective Equipment.
63 1995 - 02/02/1995 - Clarification of the Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Standard.
64 1994 - 12/01/1994 - Final Rule on Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution.
65 1994 - 11/08/1994 - Interpretation of the Electrical Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution standard.
66 1994 - 08/08/1994 - Permit space entry.
67 1994 - 07/18/1994 - Clarification of electric power generators, transmission and distribution standard.
68 1994 - 05/24/1994 - Natural fabrics and synthetic materials that are acceptable under the electric power generation, transmission and distribution standard.

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