OSHA Correspondence

Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2015
From: The Coalition for Workplace Safety
To: The Honorable David Michaels
Subject: Re: Comments on OSHA Docket No. OSHA-2015-0006; Clarification of Employer’s Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness (80 Fed. Reg. 45116, July 29, 2015)

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Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2010
From: Richard B. Fairfax, Director, Directorate of Enforcement Programs
To: Zach Everett, Safety Committee Chairman, MCAA
Subject: Re: Glove Requirement

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Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2008
From: Steven F. Witt, Director, Directorate of Construction
To: Rashod R. Johnson, Engineering Consultant, MCAA
Subject: Re: Whether the material storage·requirements in 29 CFR 1926.250(a)(I.), (b)(6) and (b)(7) apply to stored and stacked brick and masonry blocks that remain completely secured as shipped (interlocked, banded, shrink-wrapped or similarly bound for shipment)?

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Date: Wednesday, November 5, 2003
From: Russell B. Swanson, Director, Directorate of Construction
To: Rashod R. Johnson, Director of Engineering, MCAA
Subject: Re: Storage on scaffolding of materials left over at the end of a shift. 29 CFR 1926.250(b)(5).

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Date: Thursday, October 30, 2003
From: Russell B. Swanson, Director, Directorate of Construction
To: Barbara McNeil, Walsh Northeast Division
Subject: Re: Storage of materials on scaffolds longer than needed for immediate operations. 29 CFR 1926.250(b)(5).

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Date: Thursday, October 16, 2003
From: Rashod R. Johnson, Director of Engineering, MCAA
To: Russell B. Swanson, Director, Directorate of Construction
CC: Marian Marshall, Director of Legislative Affairs, MCAA
Michael Adelizzi, Executive Director, MCAA
Subject: OSHA interpretation of 03/14/2002 - Non-Stop Scaffolding Inc.'s scaffold towers do not comply with OSHA's integral prefabricated scaffold access frame or ladder/stairway type access requirements.

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Date: Friday, August 22, 2003
From: Rashod R. Johnson, Director of Engineering, MCAA
To: Russell B. Swanson, Director, Directorate of Construction
CC: Marian Marshall, Director of Legislative Affairs, MCAA
Michael Adelizzi, Executive Director, MCAA
Subject: OSHA interpretation of 06/10/2003 - Storage of materials that prevents inspection of scaffolds before workshifts; incidental storage amounts that do not inhibit scaffold inspection.

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Date: Friday, August 1, 2003
From: Rashod R. Johnson, Director of Engineering, MCAA
To: Russell B. Swanson, Director, Directorate of Construction
CC: Marian Marshall, Director of Legislative Affairs, MCAA
Michael Adelizzi, Executive Director, MCAA
Subject: August 12, 2003 Meeting with MCAA

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Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2003
From: Russell B. Swanson, Director, Directorate of Construction
To: Barbara McNeil, Walsh Northeast Division
Subject: 29 CFR 1926.250(b)(5) (prohibition against storing materials on scaffolds longer than needed for immediate operations)

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Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2003
From: Russell B. Swanson, Director, Directorate of Construction
To: Rashod R. Johnson, Director of Engineering, MCAA
CC: Marian Marshall, Director of Legislative Affairs, MCAA
Subject: Re: Requirement in 29 CFR 1926.752 for steel erector to obtain written notification of strength test for mortar in masonry piers/walls prior to steel erection.

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Date: Friday, December 27, 2002
From: Russell B. Swanson, Director, Directorate of Construction
To: Sean Purcell, Safety Director, RPCarbone Company
Subject: Re: What are an employer's obligations under 1926 Subpart R with respect to testing mortar? What OSHA responsibilities does a controlling contractor have under Subpart R when it subcontracts duties placed by Subpart R on the controlling contractor? 1926.752(a)(1); mortar testing requirements; contracting out controlling contractor duties.

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Date: Friday, May 18, 2001
From: Ryan E. Kuehmichel, Area Director, OSHA
To: Ormond Builders, Inc.
Subject: 1926.706 - Requirements for bracing masonry construction walls.

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