OMB concludes review of walking-working surfaces final rule
Posted October 6, 2016
The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) concluded its review of the Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems (Slips, Trips, and Fall Prevention) final rule on October 4.
Previous information stated that the revisions will include:
- Reorganizing the rule in a clearer, more logical manner, and providing greater compliance flexibility;
- Offering new technology (including personal fall protection systems) and industry methods;
- Increasing consistency between construction, maritime, and general industry standards; and eliminate duplication.
The next step following OMB review, is final publication in the Federal Register which could be any day.
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