Federal Registers - Table of Contents
• Publication Date: 09/24/1999
• Publication Type: Notice
• Fed Register #: 64:51722
• Standard Number: 1926
• Title: Safety Standard for Fall Protection in the Construction Industry; Extension of Written Comment Period.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

29 CFR Part 1926

[Docket No. S-206C]

RIN 1218-AB62

Safety Standards for Fall Protection in the Construction Industry; Extension of Written Comment Period

AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.

ACTION: Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking; extension of written comment period.


SUMMARY: On July 14, 1999, OSHA published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) titled, "Safety Standards for Fall Protection in the Construction Industry." The period for submitting written comments is being extended to allow information and data to be collected by those industries affected by the rule.

DATES: Comments must be received by January 24, 2000.

ADDRESSES: Two copies of comments must be submitted to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket S206C, Room N2625, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20210, 202-693-2350. Comments consisting of 10 pages or less may be faxed to the Docket Office at the following FAX number: 202-693-1648. However, two hard copies must be mailed to us within two days. Electronic comments can be submitted on the Internet at http://www.osha.gov/e-comments/e-comments-fallprotection.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Bonnie Friedman, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Office of Public Affairs, Room N3647, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20210, Telephone: (202) 693-1999. Anyone with questions regarding this document or the July 14 ANPR, should contact Ms. Jule Jone