DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS  
DIRECTOR'S OFFICE  
GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARD  
(By authority conferred on the director of the department of licensing and regulatory  
affairs by sections 16 and 21 of 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1016 and 408.1021, and  
Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1996-2, 2003-1, 2003-18, 2008-4, and 2011-4,  
MCL 408.1016, 408.1021, 445.2001, 445.2011, 445.2025, and 445.2030)  
GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARD  
PART 50. TELECOMMUNICATIONS  
R 408.15001 Adoption of standards by reference.  
Rule 5001. (1) The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)  
regulation 29 C.F.R. §1910.268 “Telecommunications,” as amended November 18, 2016,  
is adopted in these rules, except as noted in this rule.  
(2) The subrules 29 C.F.R. §1910.268(a)(2)(i) and (a)(3) are excepted.  
(3) The words "for purposes of 29 C.F.R. 1910.34," as used in 29 C.F.R.  
§1910.268(b)(1)(iii), are excepted.  
(4) A reference to §1910.110 “Storage and handling of liquefied petroleum gases,”  
means General Industry Safety Standard Part 56 “Storage and Handling of Liquefied  
Petroleum Gases,” as referenced in R 408.15004.  
(5) "Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health," means director of the  
department of licensing and regulatory affairs.  
(6) A reference to §1910.137, “Electrical protective devices,” means General  
Industry Safety and Health Standard Part 33 “Personal Protective Equipment,” as  
referenced in R 408.15004.  
(7) A reference to "Subpart D,” means General Industry Safety and Health Standard  
Part 2 “Walking-Working Surfaces,” as referenced in R 408.15004.  
(8) A reference to §1910.25(c)(5), means Construction Safety Standard Part 30  
“Telecommunications for Construction,” R 408.43004 “Trolley and side-rolling ladders,”  
as referenced in R 408.15004.  
(9) A reference to §1910.133, or “Subpart I,” means General Industry Safety and  
Health Standard Part 33 “Personal Protective Equipment,” as referenced in R 408.15004.  
(10) A reference to “Subpart Q,” means General Industry Safety Standard Part 12  
“Welding and Cutting,” as referenced in R 408.15004.  
(11) A reference to "Subpart W of Part 1926,” means Construction Safety Standard  
Part 13 “Mobile Equipment,” as referenced in R 408.15004.  
(12) A reference to §1910.97, means Occupational Health Standard Part 382  
“Nonionizing Radiation,” as referenced in R 408.15004.  
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(13) A reference to American National Standards Institute Standard ANSI A92.2,  
“Vehicle-Mounted Elevating and Rotating Devices,” 1969 edition, is adopted in these  
rules.  
(14) A reference to ANSI B30.6 “Safety Code for Derricks,” 1969 edition, means  
American Society of Mechanical Engineers Standard ASME B30.6 “Safety Code for  
Derricks,” 1969 edition, is adopted in these rules.  
(15) A reference to ANSI Z89.2 “Industrial Protective Helmets for Electrical  
Workers,” 1971 edition, is adopted in these rules.  
(16) A reference to American Society for Testing and Materials Standard ASTM  
B117, "Standard Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus,” 1964 edition, is  
adopted in these rules.  
(17) A reference to ANSI J6.6 - 1971 edition, means ASTM D120 “Standard  
Specification for Rubber Insulating Gloves,” 1977 edition, is adopted in these rules.  
(18) The adopted federal regulations have the same force and effect as a rule  
promulgated under the Michigan occupational safety and health act, 1974 PA Act No.  
154, MCL 408.1001 to 408.1094.  
History: 2005 AACS; 2015 AACS; 2017 AACS; 2018 AACS.  
R 408.15002 Applicability.  
Rule 5002. Operations or conditions not specifically covered by these rules are  
subject to all the applicable standards promulgated by the Michigan Occupational Safety  
and Health Act (MIOSHA).  
History: 2005 AACS; 2015 AACS.  
R 408.15003 Employer responsibility.  
Rule 5003. Where personal protective equipment is required by 29 C.F.R.  
§1910.268 “Telecommunications,” as adopted in these rules, the personal protective  
equipment shall be provided as prescribed in General Industry Safety and Health  
Standard Part 33 “Personal Protective Equipment,” as referenced in R 408.15004.  
History: 2005 AACS; 2015 AACS; 2017 AACS; 2018 AACS.  
R 408.15004 Availability of documents.  
Rule 5004. (1) The federal regulations 29 C.F.R. §1910.268 “Telecommunications,”  
as amended November 18, 2016, as adopted in these rules are available from the United  
States Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration website:  
www.osha.gov, at no charge, as of the time of adoption of these rules.  
(2) The following standards are adopted by reference in these rules and are available  
from Global Engineering Documents, 15 Inverness Way East, Englewood, Colorado,  
80112, USA, telephone number 1-800-854-7179, website: www.global.ihs.com, at a cost  
as of the time of adoption of these rules, as stated in this rule:  
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(a) ANSI A92.2 “Vehicle-Mounted Elevating and Rotating Devices,” 1969 edition.  
Cost: $20.00.  
(b) ANSI B30.6 “Safety Code for Derricks,” 1969 edition. Cost: $40.00.  
(c) ANSI Z89.2 “Industrial Protective Helmets for Electrical Workers,” 1971  
edition. Cost: $25.00.  
(d) ASTM B117 “Standard Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus,”  
1964 edition. Cost: $40.00.  
(e) ASTM D120 “Standard Specification for Rubber Insulating Gloves,” 1977  
edition. Cost: $54.00.  
(3) The standards adopted in these rules are available for inspection at the  
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, MIOSHA Regulatory Services Section,  
530 West Allegan Street, P.O. Box 30643, Lansing, Michigan, 48909-8143.  
(4) Copies of the standards adopted in these rules may be obtained from the  
publisher or may be obtained from the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs,  
MIOSHA Regulatory Services Section, 530 West Allegan Street, P.O. Box 30643,  
Lansing, Michigan, 48909-8143, at the cost charged in this rule, plus $20.00 for shipping  
and handling.  
(5) The following Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration  
(MIOSHA) standards are referenced in these rules. Up to 5 copies of these standards may  
be obtained at no charge from the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory  
Affairs, MIOSHA Regulatory Services Section, 530 West Allegan Street, P.O. Box  
30643, Lansing, Michigan, 48909-8143 or via the internet at website:  
www.michigan.gov/mioshastandards. For quantities greater than 5, the cost, at the time of  
adoption of these rules, is 4 cents per page.  
(a) Construction Safety Standard Part 13 “Mobile Equipment,” R 408.41301 to  
R 408.41301.  
(b) Construction Safety Standard Part 30 “Telecommunications for Construction,”  
R 408.43001 to R 408.43006.  
(c) General Industry Safety and Health Standard Part 2 “Walking-Working  
Surfaces,” R 408.10201 to R 408.10241.  
(d) General Industry Safety Standard Part 12 “Welding and Cutting,” R 408.11201  
to R 408.11299.  
(e) General Industry Safety and Health Standard Part 33 “Personal Protective  
Equipment,” R 408.13301 to R 408.13398.  
(f) General Industry Safety Standard Part 56 “Storage and Handling of Liquefied  
Petroleum Gases,” R 408.41301 to R 408.41301.  
(g) Occupational Health Standard Part 382 “Nonionizing Radiation,” R 325.60701  
to R 325.60704.  
History: 2005 AACS; 2015 AACS; 2017 AACS; 2018 AACS.  
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