Category Archives: Confined Space Standard

Hire more Inspectors

Concerned about the pace at which OSHA is hiring new inspectors, Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) is requesting information on the agency’s staffing levels. In a letter sent on Oct. 4 to Loren Sweatt, OSHA’s acting assistant secretary of labor, DeLauro … Continue reading

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OSHA releases final rule on confine spaces in construction

More than 20 years after OSHA issued a standard to regulate confines spaces in general industry, the agency has issued a similar rule specific to the construction industry. Under the Confined Spaces in Construction Standard, released May 1, employers must … Continue reading

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