You may have missed it! OSHA issued a memorandum on January 6, 2016 to extend the Temporary Enforcement Period for residential contractors. The new timeline for full enforcement is March 8, 2016.
The same Good Faith Efforts apply as in the previous Temporary Enforcement Period. My Top Ten Tips for compliance during this temp period are as follows, this information can also be found in a previous post, here, and the handy and visually fun way of looking at those Ten Tips can be downloaded for your use from my SlideShare page.
If you’re not a residential contractor and work in states that follow the Federal OSHA plan, you are already expected to be in compliance with Subpart AA of the 1926! As I’ve said before, if I were a betting person, I’d bet that State Plan States will adopt Subpart AA as-is. So even if you’re in a state with a strong state plan, it is important to familiarize yourself with Subpart AA.
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