A description of the proposed changes are as follows:

1. TITLE 8:

CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDER
Chapter 4, Subchapter 4, Article 3, Section 1512(b)
Emergency Medical Services, First Aid

INITIAL STATEMENT OF REASONS


INFORMATIVE DIGEST OF PROPOSED ACTION/PLAIN ENGLISH OVERVIEW

Section 1512. Emergency Medical Services.

Subsection (b)

Existing subsection (b) requires that each employer have a suitable number of appropriately trained persons to render first aid on construction sites. Where more than one employer is involved in a single construction project on a given construction site, the employers may form a pool of appropriately trained persons provided the pool is large enough to service the combined work forces for such employers. An amendment is proposed which will provide an exception to the first aid training requirement for employers provided the conditions in the exception are met. The exception applies to engineering contractors or other service providers with only one employee at a job site who is not engaged in construction activity. The proposed amendment will have no effect upon the regulated public other than to clarify the intent of existing subsection (b).

DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE

None.