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Clarification of OSHA's Enforcement Policies Relating to Floors/Nets and Shear Connectors


Directive Number: CPL 02-01-048

Date of Directive: 04/30/2010

The purpose of this Instruction is to clarify OSHA's enforcement policy on the requirements regarding: (1) fully planked or decked floors or nets, which was announced in Question and Answer #23 in OSHA Instruction CPL 02-01-034 (formerly CPL 2-1.34), issued March 22, 2002, and (2) the use of pre-installed shear connectors during steel erection, which was announced in Question and Answer #25 in OSHA Instruction CPL 02-01-034 (formerly CPL 2-1.34), issued March 22, 2002. This Instruction rescinds Questions 23 and 25.

Adoption Required - Yes
Intention Required - Yes

State

Intent to Adopt

Adopt Identical

State Adoption Date

URL or Contact

AK

No

NA

NA

State did not adopt the 2002 policy

AZ

Yes

Yes

06/21/2010

NA

CA

No

NA

NA

Subchapter 4. Construction Safety Orders, Article 29. Erection and Construction

CT

Yes

Yes

01/14/2011

NA

HI

Pending

Pending

Pending

State Response Pending

IA

No

NA

NA

Adopted 9/30/2009 CPL 02-01-046

IN

Yes

Yes

08/01/2010

NA

KY

No

NA

NA

State did not adopt the 2002 policy
Kentucky Administrative Regulations

MD

Yes

No

05/31/2010

MOSH Instruction 10-6 - Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) Instructions

MI

No

NA

NA

State did not adopt the 2002 policyDepartment of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth Director's Office Getneral Industry Safety Standards (PDF*)

MN

Yes

Yes

Pending

NA

NC

Yes

No

06/06/2010

NC-OSH (919) 807-2900

NJ

No

NA

NA

John Patterson at 609-984-1389

NM

Yes

Yes

Pending

NA

NV

No

NA

NA

Rescinded 2002 policy on 8/1/2008

NY

Yes

Yes

Pending

NA

OR

Yes

No

04/01/2009

Program Directive (PDF*)

PR

Yes

Yes

06/20/2010

NA

SC

Yes

No

07/26/2011

Dorothy "Dottie" Ison, (803) 896-7686

TN

Yes

Yes

06/09/2010

NA

UT

Yes

Yes

06/10/2010

NA

VA

Yes

Yes

12/01/2010

NA

VI

Pending

Pending

Pending

State Response Pending

VT

Yes

Yes

08/01/2010

NA

WA

No

NA

NA

State did not adopt the 2002 policy WAC 296-155-716 Fall protection

WY

Yes

Yes

07/26/2010

NA

Total

15

12

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[Last updated: April 14, 2011]