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MOSH Instruction 10-5 - Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) Instructions

 
Subject: Inspection Policy and Procedures for OSHA’s Steel Erection Standards for Construction
   
Effective Date: May 3, 2010
   
Issuance Date: May 3, 2010
 
Cancellation: None
   
Expiration Date: None
   
Purpose: This instruction describes MOSH’s inspection policy and procedures and provides clarification to ensure uniform enforcement by MOSH Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs) of the steel erection standards for construction.
 
Scope: This instruction applies MOSH-wide
   
References: OSHA Instruction, Directive Number CPL 02-01-034 (formerly CPL 2-1.34) – Inspection Policy and Procedures for OSHA’s Steel Erection Standards for Construction, issued March 22, 2002.
OSHA Instruction, Directive Number CPL 02-01-046 – Rescission of OSHA’s de minimis policies relating to floors/nets and shear connectors; Revisions to OSHA Instruction CPL 02-0-0034 (formerly CPL 2-1.34, issued September 30, 2009.
   
Contact: Chief of MOSH Compliance Services
312 Marshall Avenue, Room 602
Laurel, Maryland 20707
(410) 880-4886 x312
   
By and Under the Authority of: Roger Campbell, Assistant Commissioner
 

Summary:

This Instruction implements the inspection policy and procedures necessary for uniform enforcement for OSHA’s steel erection standard by field personnel. While MOSH did not originally adopt the OSHA Instruction, it was used to provide guidance to field personnel.

Actions:

  1. The Chief of Compliance, or designee, shall ensure that inspections of steel erection activity are conducted in accordance with the policy and procedures contained in OSHA Instruction, Directive Number CPL 02-01-034 (formerly CPL 2-1.34) issued March 22, 2002.
  2. Compliance and Consultation Supervisors shall ensure that field personnel are familiar with the contents of this Instruction.

cc: J. Ronald DeJuliis, Commissioner, Division of Labor and Industry
Craig D. Lowry, Deputy Commissioner, Division of Labor and Industry
Jonathan Krasnoff, Assistant Attorney General
Office of Administrative Hearings

 
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