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DOL/OSHA RIN: 1218-AB62 Publication ID: Spring 2002 
Title: Fall Protection in the Construction Industry 
Abstract: OSHA issued an ANPRM to gather information on fall protection issues regarding certain construction processes such as residential home building, precast concrete operations and post frame construction. The issues relate to the fall protection rules as they now apply to roofing work, residential construction operations, climbing reinforcement steel and vendors delivering materials to construction projects. These issues have arisen since OSHA revised the fall protection standard in August 1994. OSHA has determined that additional information is needed. 
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   
Legal Authority: 29 USC 655(b)    40 USC 333   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  07/14/1999  64 FR 38077   
ANPRM Comment Period End  01/24/2000    
Request for Infomation  12/00/2002    
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
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