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MOSH Standards Notice 10-2 - Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH)

   
Subject: Acetylene - Direct Final Rule for General Industry
 
Effective Date: November 29, 2010
 
Issuance Date: February 24, 2011
 
Purpose: The purpose of this action is to revise the Acetylene Standard for general industry by updating references to standards published by the standards developing organization (i.e., "SDO Standards"). This rulemaking is part of OSHA's ongoing effort to update references to outdated SDO standards used throughout its rules.
 
Scope: The Scope is MOSH-wide
 
Cancellation: None
 
Contact: Chief of MOSH Compliance Services
See MOSH Website for Current Information:
Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH)
 
By and Under the Authority of: Eric M. Uttenreither, Assistant Commissioner
 

Background

  1. On October 14, 2010, the Commissioner of Labor and Industry adopted, through incorporation by reference under COMAR 09.12.31 Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Act - Incorporated by Reference of Federal Standards, revisions relating to the Acetylene Standard, 29 CFR Part 1910, published in 74 FR 40441 - 40447 (August 11, 2009), as amended. The direct final rule originally published on August 11, 2009, and became effective on November 9, 2009. This action, which was proposed for adoption in 37:17 Md. R. 1191 (August 13, 2010) has been adopted as proposed. Effective Date November 29, 2010.
     
  2. This action was considered by the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Board pursuant to a meeting held on October 7, 2009, notice of which was given in accordance with State Government Article §10-506(c), Annotated code of Maryland.

Action

  1. MOSH compliance personnel shall enforce the revisions relating to the Acetylene Standard - Direct Final Rule, 29 CFR Part 1910.
     
  2. MOSH Compliance and Consultation Supervisors shall ensure that training sessions are conducted on the contents of this notice.

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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