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New OSHA Confined Space Standard for the Construction
By: Gary W. Auman
Space Standard – This standard has
been in the works for several years. The standard was
finally published as a final rule on May 4, 2015 with an
effective date of August 3, 2015. Recently OSHA issued a
stay of enforcement until October 2, 2015. During this
period OSHA will not issue citations to employers making a
good faith effort to comply with the new standard as long as
the employer is in compliance with the training requirements
for a competent person under Section 1926.21(b)(6)(i) or
those found in Section 1926.1207. During this 60-day period
employers not in compliance with either of these standards
may be cited for a violation os Section 1926.1207(a). While
this rule is being touted as very similar to the General
Industry Confined Space Standard, it does contain some
nuances that are unique to it and to the construction
The Buckeye Frame Building Association members are the experts in post frame construction. When investing in a building, you want to ensure you’re getting a structure that is technologically sound, long-lasting, and versatile. That choice is post frame. There’s no better value for your investment.
Post frame construction is truly wood construction, featuring diaphragm design methods, metal plate connected wood roof trusses and shear walls.
Why post frame?
Increased energy efficiency. Wood has natural insulating properties and the frame provides space for virtually any type of high R-value insulation.
Wide-range of attractive and flexible design features, incorporating many types of building materials in a structure.
Provides more strength and structural integrity for your building dollar. Less maintenance is required.
Post frame construction is flexible and can be used for building a variety of structures:
- Agricultural facilities: farm storage; dairy and loafing barns; horse barns; and environmentally-controlled livestock and layer housing.
- Commercial / Retail
- Public Buildings / Schools