New OSHA rule for crawl spaces, attics goes into effect Aug. 3

Routine tasks such as installing plumbing in a crawlspace will require documented safety plans, and in some cases stationing an additional person outside the space to grant access.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has developed a new rule to protect workers in confined spaces, including residential attics and crawl spaces.

Routine tasks such as installing plumbing in a crawlspace will require documented safety plans, and in some cases stationing an additional person outside the space to grant access, according to a press release from the Building Performance Institute.

For details here and also from this report from Energy Vanguard.

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