Approved Telecommunication Safety Order standards (§§ 8600‑8618)

Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board

After proceedings held in accordance with and pursuant to authority vested in Sections 142, 142.3 and 142.4 of the Labor Code to implement, interpret, or make specific, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, by a majority vote, adopted additions, revisions or deletions to the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Chapter 4.

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  • Section 8608 Fixed Ladders and Steps for Telecommunication Towers and Poles (effective October 6, 2011)
  • Section 8615(g) Fall Protection for Telecommunication Workers (effective September 9, 2005)