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OSHA's New Falls Rule Guidance Gives Leeway On RDS Enforcement

December 04, 2017
OSHA is pledging to provide enforcement discretion to general industry employers who fail to comply with portions of the Obama administration's slips, trips and falls rule governing Rope Descent System (RDS) anchorage requirements by the Nov. 20 compliance deadline, backing industry calls for a further delay as employers didn't have enough time to comply. "OSHA has become aware that many building owners have not been able to contract with a qualified person to perform the required tasks and come into...


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