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Confined Spaces In Construction 60 Day Delay

Confined Spaces In Construction 60 Day Delay

New rule on confined spaces in construction gets a 60 day delay with no citations from OSHA, if there's good faith.Employers have until Oct. 2nd 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 time. The government agency agreed, but with the requirement that employers show a good-faith effort to comply during the 60 day period.

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