On May 4, 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule for work in confined spaces in the
construction industry. The final rule mirrors substantive provisions of the current general industry standard, but accounts for specific
- The final rule becomes effective August 3, 2015.
- The final rule mirrors provisions of the work in confined spaces rule for the general industry.
- OSHA estimates that full compliance will reduce fatalities and injuries for confined-space work in the construction industry by 96 percent.
Please be aware of the new OSHA guidelines and be safe. Thanks for reading.