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OSHA 30/30 - January 20, 2016

Wed, Jan 20, 2016
Construction Site
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OSHA 30/30 with Manesh Rath

Keller and Heckman Partner Manesh Rath hosts the OSHA 30/30, a webinar series that covers OSHA issues for 30 minutes every 30 days.

In this program, we discussed: OSHA’s New Construction Confined Space Standard

  • An overview of OSHA’s New Construction Confined Space Standard, which went into effect August 3, 2015
  • Key differences between the Construction Standard and General Industry Standard
  • Applying problems with multi-employer worksites to the standard
  • Discussion of requirements for atmospheric monitoring, engulfment hazards, and permit suspension rather than cancellation
  • An overview of key provisions in the Standard, which require a written confined space program, designation of authorized employees, and effective training for both authorized and non-authorized personnel
  • What employers should do to ensure compliance with the new Standard