Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Public Hearing for Proposed Rules
Public Hearing for CS Part 14 Tunnels, Shafts, Caissons, and Cofferdams
The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration, will hold a public hearing at the following time and location to allow comment by interested persons on proposed changes to MIOSHA Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 14 Tunnels, Shafts, Caissons, and Cofferdams administrative rules:
Date: Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Ottawa Building
Upper Level Conference Room 6
611 West Ottawa Street,
Lansing, Michigan 48933
MIOSHA Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 14 Tunnels, Shafts, Caissons, and Cofferdams gives direction to employers and employees on protecting Michigan employees from health and safety hazards in the workplace when using tunnels, shafts, caissons, and cofferdams. The proposed rules are intended to continue to meet current OSHA requirements and to enhance the safety and health of employees through clarification of the following rules:
In addition, a definition for “auger boring and jacking” is being added to R 408.41455(2) Definitions; A to H. Also, minor editorial and formatting changes are being made. The proposed rules are being amended to be more in line with the work that is being done by Michigan employers and employees.
Questions or comments concerning this information should be sent to Dena Hendon at email@example.com