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Directive on Inspection Procedures for Accessing Communication Towers


Directive Number: CPL 02-01-056

Date of Directive: 07/17/2014

This instruction covers any work on a communication tower that involves the use of a hoist to lift personnel to or from their workstations and provides guidance to field enforcement personnel to ensure uniform enforcement of OSHA standards and policies. The directive cancels CPL 02-01-36, March 26, 2002.

Adoption Required - No
Intention Required - Yes

State Plan

Intent to Adopt

Adopt Identical

Effective Date

URL or Contact

AK

Yes

Yes

5/1/2015

NA

AZ

Yes

Yes

12/17/2014 

NA

CA

No

No

NA

www.dir.ca.gov

CT†

Yes

Yes

9/5/2014

NA

HI

††

††

††

††

IA

Yes

Yes

7/24/2015

http://law.justia.com/codes/iowa/2011/titleiii/subtitle2/chapter89a

IL†

††

††

††

††

IN

Yes

Yes

7/17/2014

NA

KY

Yes

Yes

10/1/2014

Chuck Stribling, CSP, OSH Federal-State Coordinator

MD

††

††

††

††

MI

No

No

NA

NA

MN

No

No

NA

NA

NC

Yes

No

10/30/2014

Steve Sykes, State Plan Coordinator

NJ†

No

No

NA

NA

NM

Yes

Yes

††

http://www.env.nm.gov/Ohsb website/StatePlan/documents/FOM.doc

NV

Yes

Yes

12/1/2014

NA

NY†

No

No

NA

NA

OR

Yes

No

1/13/2015

††

PR

Yes

Yes

12/19/2014

NA

SC

††

††

††

††

TN

Yes

Yes

8/17/2014

NA

UT

Yes

Yes

3/17/2015

NA

VA

Yes

Yes

9/30/2014

http://townhall.virginia.gov/L/GetFile.cfm?File=C:\TownHall\docroot\GuidanceDocs\181\GDoc_DOLI_5586_v1.pdf*

VI†

Yes

Yes

††

Dean Andrews, Director, VIDOSH

VT

Yes

Yes

10/1/2014

NA

WA

Yes

Yes

7/17/2014

NA

WY

Yes

Yes

11/14/2014

NA

 Plan covers state and local government workers only.
††Awaiting response from State Plans.

[Last updated: December 21, 2015]