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CMP 401 05/10/10 Get 1926 OSHA book at the college store, hannah plaza by powerhouse Safety net for General Contractor is 25’, Iron Workers 30’ The Need for Legislation U.S. Labor force ---- Our most valuable national resource. Until 1970, no uniform and comprehensive provisions existed for their protec - tion against workplace safety and health hazards More than 90 million Americans spend their days on the job OSHA’s Purpose Reduce workplace hazards Implement new or improve. .. Establish employer and employee responsibilities for safety and health conditions Build on employer/employee. .. Establish training programs to increase the number and competence of occupational safety and health personnel; Develop mandatory job safety and health standards and enforce them Develop record keeping and reporting requirements Provide the development, analysis, evaluation and approval of state. .. Definitions As defined by the Occupational Safety & Health Act, an employer is any “person en- gaged in a business affecting commerce who has employees, but does not include the United States or any State or political subdivision of a State.” The Act’s Coverage Manufacturing Construction Longshoring Agriculture Law and Medicine ... Provisions for Federal Employees Federal agency heads responsible for providing safe and healthful working conditions for their employees. General Duties - Section 5 Where OSHA has not promulgated specific standard employers are responsible for following the acts general duty clause { section 5 (a)(1)} “Each employer - shall furnish. ..a place of employment which is free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious. .. Citations - Section 9 9(a) If an employer violates Section 5 of Act or any standard rule or order. .. Enforcement - Section 10 10(a) Employers right of contest; Citations can be contested before the Safety and Health Review Commission Code of Federal Regulations
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Federal laws passed by different branches of government Regulations are first published or revised. .. Title 29 Chapter XVII Title 29, Chapter XVII is set aside for OSHA The regulations are broken down. .. *At every 25’ tied off every 50’ 29 CFR 1926 .451 (g)(4)(i) 29 CFR 1926.451 (g)(4)(i) 29 United States Code Title CFR Code of Federal Regulations 1926 - Part 1926 covers Construction {subpart - Subpart L; 1926.450: Scaffolds} 451 Section Number (g) Major Paragraph; Fall Protection (4) Paragraph Subsection; Guardrail Systems (i) Guardrail systems shall be installed along all open sides and ends of platforms How does OSHA Develop Standards? Response of petitions and number of injuries (OSHA from 300 and 301)
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2010 for the course CMP 305 taught by Professor Welch during the Spring '10 term at Michigan State University.

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