OSHA extends comment period for construction confined spaces rule (1/23)
The proposed rule addresses confined space safety issues specific to the construction industry. It requires controlling contractors to coordinate confined space operations among a site's multiple employers.
Public comments must be submitted no later than February 28, 2008. Comments should be sent to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA -2007-0026, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-2625, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20210. Comments are accepted electronically at www.regulations.gov. Comments may be submitted via FAX to 202-693-1648.