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Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Safety Standards for Signs, Signals, and Barricades: Final Rule [USA]
This is a modification of the construction industry safety standards (for last compilation of all of 29 CFR Part 1926, see CIS 89-21) with the intention of requiring that traffic control signs, signals, barricades and devices protecting workers conform to relevant Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) standards rather than American National Standards Institute standards.
Federal Register, 12 Sep. 2002, Vol.67, No.177, p.57722-57736.
http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=STANDARDS&p_id=10681&p_text_version=FALSE [in English]
Department of Labor - Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Safety Standards for Fall Protection in the Construction Industry - Final rule [USA]
This final rule (effective 6 Feb. 1995) provides a revision of safety standards regulating fall protection systems and procedures in the construction industry (for original version, see 29 CFR 1926, CIS 89-21). Prevention of falls by persons and protection against falling objects are both covered. The final rule either maintains or increases minimum safety requirements, but it does so using more performance-oriented rather than specification-oriented language. It also consolidates and simplifies many existing provisions. There is extensive commentary and background information.
Federal Register, 9 Aug. 1994, Vol.59, No.152, p.40672-40753. Illus. 14 ref.
Labor - Revised Code of Federal Regulations, Title 29, Part 1926 [USA]
Compilation of federal safety and health regulations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) concerning construction, as of 1 July 1987. Contents: general safety and health provisions; occupational health and environmental controls; personal protective and life saving equipment; fire protection and prevention; signs, signals and barricades; materials handling, storage, use and disposal; hand and power tools; welding and cutting; electrical safety; ladders and scaffolding; floors, wall openings and stairways; cranes and other lifting equipment; motor vehicles, mechanised equipment and marine operations; excavating, trenching and shoring; concrete work; steel erection; tunnels, shafts, cissons, compressed air work; demolition; blasting and explosives; power transmission and distribution; rollover protection and overhead protection.
Superintendent of Documents, US Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402, USA, 1987. 331p. Illus. Index.
Department of Labor
OSHA Final Rules - Occupational exposure to asbestos, tremolite, anthophyllite, and actinolite [USA]
Full version of the amended standards already analysed as CIS 86-1795. 3 parts: 1 - Preamble: regulatory history; risks and health effects; economic and environmental impact; recommendations to OSHA by interested parties. 2 - Amended standards (Part 1910): definitions; permissible exposure limit (0.2 fibre/cm3 of air, 8h-TWA); exposure monitoring; regulated areas; compliance methods; respiratory protection; protective clothing and equipment; hygiene facilities and practices; communication of hazards to employees; housekeeping; medical surveillance; recordkeeping; observation of monitoring; appendices (the OSHA Reference Method and other techniques for analysing air samples for asbestos; mandatory medical questionnaires; recommended work practices for automative brake repair operations; recommended substance technical information for asbestos; medical surveillance guidelines). 3 - Amended standards (Part 1926): special provisions dealing with the construction industry (including demolition and repair) when asbestos is present.
Federal Register, 20 June 1986, Vol.51, No.119, p.22612-22790. Illus..
Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Department of Labor
OSHA Final Rule - Electrical standards for construction [USA]
This final rule, effective 9 Oct. 1986, covers: wiring design, protection and methods; specific purpose equipment; hazardous locations; lockout; maintenance and environmental considerations; battery locations and charging; definitions.
Federal Register, 11 July 1986, Vol.51, No.133, p.25293-25335.
Construction industry: OSHA Safety and Health Standards Digest [USA]
This digest covers safety and health standards applying to the construction industry that are frequently overlooked by employers or that cover particularly hazardous situations. The main elements of standards on 67 subjects are included. In the annex are found the exact source for each standard covered, information on employee training for safety and health and information on on-site consultation programmes funded by OSHA.
US Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Washington, DC 20210, USA, Revised ed., 1983. 69p.
Construction industry: OSHA Safety and Health Standards (29 CFR 1926/1910)
Compendium of OSHA regulations from the Code of Federal Regulations, updated and revised to Oct. 1979. Contents: instructions, interpretation of regulations; general safety and health provisions; occupational health and environmental controls; personal protective and life saving equipment; fire protection and prevention; signs, signals, and barricades; materials handling, storage, use and disposal; hand and power tools; welding and cutting; electricity; ladders and scaffolding; floor and wall openings, stairways; cranes, derricks, hoists, elevators, conveyors; motor vehicles, mechanised equipment, marine operations; excavations, trenching, shoring; concrete, concrete forms; steel erection; tunnels and shafts, caissons, cofferdams; compressed air; demolition; blasting and use of explosives; electric power transmission and distribution; rollover protective structures; overhead protection. Subject index.
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington D.C. 20402, USA. Revised Oct. 1979, 617p.
Department of Labor, Washington
Safety and health regulations for construction - Rollover protective structures and overhead protection
Provisions relating to rollover protective structures for material handling equipment, earth-moving equipment and tractors (industrial and agricultural) are added to the federal safety and health regulations for construction (see CIS 72-47). Subjects dealt with include: performance criteria, test procedures and requirements for rollover protective structures and protective frames. The provisions are illustrated.
Federal Register, 5 Apr. 1972, Vol.37, No.66, p.6837-6846. Illus.