OSHA moves forward on reducing duplicate standards


Washington – The next phase of OSHA’s efforts to reduce or eliminate unnecessary, duplicate or inconsistent standards is underway, with the focus shifting to construction standards.

OSHA submitted its Standards Improvement Project IV to the Office of Management and Budget on Aug. 23 for review. The standard, which currently is in the pre-rule stage, is the fourth in a series seeking to streamline agency standards by reducing compliance costs and paperwork burdens.

Post a comment to this article

Safety+Health welcomes comments that promote respectful dialogue. Please stay on topic. Comments that contain personal attacks, profanity or abusive language – or those aggressively promoting products or services – will be removed. We reserve the right to determine which comments violate our comment policy.