Confined Spaces In Construction 60 Day Delay


CONFINED SPACES IN CONSTRUCTION gets a 2 month deferral. OSHA won’t issue citations for violations of its new rule until Oct. 2nd, if there’s good faith. Employers get extra time to train employees in confined space hazards and acquire equipment needed to implement the new confined spaces in construction standard set to go in effect Aug. 3rd, 2015. OSHA, in May, announced the new standard. Employers requested a reprieve from full implementation to allow preparation …

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New Rule On Confined Spaces In Construction


OSHA issued a confined spaces in construction rule. It’s about time. After noodling with it for over 20 years, the new standard goes in effect Aug. 3, 2015. The confined spaces rule for general-industry, initiated in 1994, never fully protected construction workers. OSHA finally catches up. Hear about the five things contractors must determine about jobsite confined spaces. In this podcast, Dan Clark notes the difference between old and new requirements. Dan also describes the …

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