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DOL/OSHA RIN: 1218-AB68 Publication ID: Fall 1999 
Title: Safety Standards for Scaffolds Used in the Construction Industry--Part II 
Abstract: Since the promulgation of a final rule for scaffolds used in construction in August 1996, several issues have arisen under the new standard. The agency will solicit information on issues including (1) providing access to platforms where decking extends past the ends of the scaffold; (2) changing the minimum width for roof brackets to less than 12 inches; (3) changing the requirements for grounding of the scaffold during welding operations; and (4) requiring the use of scaffold grade planks. 
Agency: Department of Labor(DOL)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Prerule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 29 CFR 1926.450    29 CFR 1926.451    29 CFR 1926.452    29 CFR 1926.453    29 CFR 1926.454   
Legal Authority: 29 USC 655(b)    40 USC 333   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  04/00/2000    
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
Agency Contact:
Noah Connell
Deputy Director, Directorate of Construction
Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Room N3468, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., FP Building, Room N-3468,
Washington, DC 20210
Phone:202 693-2020
Fax:202 693-1689