OSHA’s Standard Changes

September 2019


OSHA continues to streamline their standards by removing or revising confusing, outdated or inconsistent requirements. Phase 4 of the organization's Standard Improvement Projects (SIP 4) is part of this effort.

This webinar will review changes put in place by the final rule including but not limited to:

  • Correcting references to canceled or older versions of third-party standards
  • Referring physicians and health professionals diagnosing occupational hearing loss to the standard for determining work-relatedness
  • Removing requirements for chest x-rays that fail to either detect lung cancer or extend workers' lives
  • Removing requirements to collect workers' Social Security numbers for exposure monitoring, medical surveillance, and other records
  • Revising the minimum breaking-strength of lanyard, lifelines, and safety belts
  • Dropping references to American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists' "threshold limit values"(ACGIH TLVs) in the gases, vapors, fumes, dusts, and mists standard
  • The standard for handling, storage, use, and disposal of materials at construction sites
  • OSHA's original standard for rollover protection structures

This webinar is presented by:
Tony Kuehn CSP, OHST, ALCM
Director/Consultant – Health and Safety Services
Integrated Loss Control, Inc.