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, 2003-18 2003-1, 2008-4, and 2011-4,  
MCL 408.1016, 408.1021, 445.2001, 445.2011, 445.2025, and 445.2030)  
PART 86. ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION, TRANSMISSION, AND  
DISTRIBUTION  
R 408.18601 Scope.  
Rule 8601. This standard establishes the work practices to be used during the  
operation and maintenance of electrical power generation, transmission, and distribution  
facilities. These rules apply to all of the following:  
(a) Enclosed spaces.  
(b) Hazardous energy control.  
(c) Working near energized parts.  
(d) Grounding for employee protection.  
(e) Underground and overhead installations.  
(f) Line clearance tree trimming.  
(g) Substations and generating plants.  
(h) Other conditions and equipment unique to the generation, transmission, and  
distribution of electric energy.  
History: 1995 AACS; 2018 AACS.  
R 408.18602 Adoption of a federal standard.  
Rule 8602. (1) The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)  
regulation 29 C.F.R. §1910.269, “Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and  
Distribution” and appendices, as amended October 5, 2015, are adopted by reference in  
these rules.  
(2) The adopted federal regulations have the same force and effect as a rule  
promulgated under the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Act, 1974 PA 154,  
MCL 408.1001 to 408.1094.  
(3) The availability information for the OSHA standard adopted in these rules is in  
R 408.18605 and MIOSHA standards referenced in these rules are in R 408.18610.  
(4) The OSHA standards referenced in 1910.269 are listed in Table 1 with the  
equivalent MIOSHA standard. See Table 1.  
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TABLE 1  
OSHA REFERENCED  
STANDARDS  
MEANS THE FOLLOWING  
MIOSHA STANDARDS  
MIOSHA 1974 PA 154, MCL  
408.1001 to 408.1094  
1910.5 Applicability of standards  
1910.12 Construction work  
1910.25 Stairways  
MIOSHA 1974 PA 154, MCL  
408.1001 to 408.1094.  
GISH 2 Walking-Working Surfaces  
GISH 2 Walking-Working Surfaces  
OH 382 Nonionizing Radiation,  
1910.26 Dockboards  
1910.97 Nonionizing radiation  
1910.132 PPE, General requirements  
1910.135 Head protection  
1910.141 Sanitation  
GISH 33 Personal Protective  
Equipment  
GISH 33 Personal Protective  
Equipment  
OH 474 Sanitation  
1910.145 Specifications for accident  
prevention signs and tags  
GI 37 Accident Prevention Signs and  
Tags  
1910.146 Permit-required confined  
space  
GI 90 Permit-Required Confined  
Spaces  
1910.147 Control of hazardous energy  
- lockout  
GI 85 The Control of Hazardous  
Energy Sources  
1910.151 Medical services and first  
aid  
OH 472 Medical Services and First  
Aid  
1910.243 Guarding of portable  
powered tools  
GI 38 Hand and Portable Powered  
Tools  
1910.266 Logging operations  
1910.268 Telecommunications  
GI 51 Logging  
GISH 50 Telecommunications for  
General Industry  
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TABLE 1  
OSHA REFERENCED  
STANDARDS  
MEANS THE FOLLOWING  
MIOSHA STANDARDS  
GI 39 Design Safety Standards for  
Electrical Systems  
1910.302 Electric utilization systems  
GI 39 Design Safety Standards for  
Electrical Systems  
1910.303 Electrical, General  
1910.304 Wiring design and  
GI 39 Design Safety Standards for  
Electrical Systems  
protection  
1910.305 Wiring methods,  
components, and equipment for general  
use  
GI 39 Design Safety Standards for  
Electrical Systems  
1910.306 Specific purpose equipment  
and installations  
GI 39 Design Safety Standards for  
Electrical Systems  
1910.307 Hazardous (classified)  
locations  
GI 39 Design Safety Standards for  
Electrical Systems  
GI 39 Design Safety Standards for  
Electrical Systems  
1910.308 Special systems  
1910.331 Electrical, Scope  
1910.332 Electrical, Training  
GI 40 Electrical Safety-Related Work  
Practices  
GI 40 Electrical Safety-Related Work  
Practices  
1910.333 Selection and use of work  
practices  
GI 40 Electrical Safety-Related Work  
Practices  
GI 40 Electrical Safety-Related Work  
Practices  
1910.334 Use of equipment  
1910.335 Safeguards for personnel  
protection  
GI 40 Electrical Safety-Related Work  
Practices  
1910.1200 Hazard Communication  
GI 92 Hazard Communication  
1910 Subpart D, Walking Working  
Surfaces  
GISH 2 Walking-Working Surfaces  
1910 Subpart I, Personal Protective  
Equipment  
GISH 33 Personal Protective  
Equipment  
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TABLE 1  
OSHA REFERENCED  
STANDARDS  
MEANS THE FOLLOWING  
MIOSHA STANDARDS  
OH 380 Occupational Noise Exposure  
1910 Subpart G, Occupational Health in General Industry  
and Environmental Control  
OH 382 Nonionizing Radiation  
OH 520 Ventilation Control  
GISH 1 General Provisions  
GI 13 Derricks  
GISH 18 Overhead and Gantry Cranes  
GI 19 Crawler, Locomotive and Truck  
Cranes  
1910 Subpart N, Materials Handling  
and Storage means  
GI 20 Underhung Cranes and  
Monorail Systems  
GISH 21 Powered Industrial Trucks  
GI 49 Slings  
GI 59 Helicopters  
GI 72 Automotive Service Operation  
GI 39 Design Safety Standards for  
Electrical Systems  
GI 40 Electrical Safety-Related Work  
Practices  
1910 Subpart S, Electrical  
1910 Subpart Z Toxic and Hazardous  
Substances  
OH 301 Air Contaminants for General  
Industry  
OH 681 Radiation of Construction:  
Ionizing and Nonionizing  
1926.54 Nonionizing radiation  
1926.100 Head protection  
CS 6 Personal Protective Equipment  
1926.200 Accident prevention signs  
and tags  
CS 22 Signals, Signs, Tags, and  
Barricades  
1926.950 Electric Power Transmission  
and distribution, General  
CS 16 Power Transmission and  
Distribution  
CS 9 Excavation, Trenching, and  
Shoring  
1926 Subpart P Excavations  
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TABLE 1  
OSHA REFERENCED  
STANDARDS  
MEANS THE FOLLOWING  
MIOSHA STANDARDS  
1926 Subpart W Rollover Protective  
Structures; Overhead Protection  
CS 13 Mobile Equipment  
GI means General Industry Safety Standard  
GISH means General Industry Safety and Health Standard  
CS means Construction Safety Standard  
OH means Occupational Health Standard  
History: 1995 AACS; 1997 AACS; 2015 AACS; 2018 AACS.  
R 408.18605 Availability of OSHA adopted standard.  
Rule 8605. (1) The standard adopted in these rules is 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 standard adopted in these rules is 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.  
(3) The standard 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.  
(4) The appendices to these rules are informational only and are not intended to create  
any additional obligations or requirements not otherwise imposed by these rules or to  
detract from any established obligations or requirements.  
History: 2015 AACS; 2018 AACS.  
R 408.18610 Availability of MIOSHA referenced standards.  
Rule 8610. (1) The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration  
(MIOSHA) standards referenced in these rules are available at up to 5 copies of these  
standards at no charge from the 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.  
(2) The following MIOSHA Construction Safety Standards (CS) are referenced in  
these rules:  
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(a) CS Part 6 “Personal Protective Equipment,” R 408.40601 to R 408.40641.  
(b) CS Part 9 “Excavation, Trenching, and Shoring,” R 408.40901 to R 408.40953.  
(c) CS Part 13 “Mobile Equipment,” R 408.41301.  
(d) CS Part 16 “Power Transmission and Distribution,” R 408.41601 to  
R 408.41658.  
(e) CS Part 22 “Signals, Signs, Tags, and Barricades,” R 408.42201 to R 408.42243.  
(3) The following MIOSHA General Industry Safety Standards (GI) are referenced  
in these rules:  
(a) GI Part 13 “Derricks,” R 408.11301.  
(b) GI Part 19 “Crawler, Locomotive and Truck Cranes,” R 408.11901 to  
R 408.11972.  
(c) GI Part 20 “Underhung Cranes and Monorail Systems,” R 408.12001 to  
R 408.12045.  
(d) GI Part 37 “Accident Prevention Signs and Tags,” R 408.13701 to R 408.13736.  
(e) GI Part 38 “Hand and Portable Powered Tools,” R 408.13801 to R 408.13882.  
(f) GI Part 39 “Design Safety Standards for Electrical Systems,” R 408.13901 to  
R 408.13902.  
(g) GI Part 40 “Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices,” R 408.14001 to  
R 408.14009.  
(h) GI Part 49 “Slings,” R 408.14901 to R 408.14965.  
(i) GI Part 51 “Logging,” R 408.15101 to R 408.15181.  
(j) GI Part 59 “Helicopters,” R 408.15901 to R 408.15931.  
(k) GI Part 72 “Automotive Service Operations,” R 408.17201 to R 408.17253.  
(l) GI Part 85 “The Control of Hazardous Energy Sources,” R 408.18501 to  
R 408.18599.  
(m) GI Part 90 “Permit-Required Confined Spaces,” R 408.19001 to R 408.19002.  
(n) GI Part 92 “Hazard Communication,” R 408.19201 to R 408.19204.  
(4) The following MIOSHA General Industry Safety and Health Standards (GISH)  
are referenced in these rules:  
(a) GISH Part 1 “General Provisions,” R 408.10001 to R 408.10098.  
(b) GISH Part 2 “Walking-Working Surfaces,” R 408.10201 to R 408.10241.  
(c) GISH Part 18 “Overhead and Gantry Cranes,” R 408.11801 to R 408.11875.  
(d) GISH Part 21 “Powered Industrial Trucks,” R 408.12101 to R 408.12193.  
(e) GISH Part 33 “Personal Protective Equipment,” R 408.13301 to R 408.13398.  
(f) GISH Part 50 “Telecommunications for General Industry,” R 408.15001 to  
R 408.15004.  
(5) The following MIOSHA Occupational Health Standards (OH) are referenced in  
these rules:  
(a) OH Part 301 “Air Contaminants for General Industry,” R 325.51101 to  
R 325.51108.  
(b) OH Part 380 “Occupational Noise Exposure in General Industry,” R 325.60101  
to R 325.60128.  
(c) OH Part 382 “Nonionizing Radiation,” R 325.60701 to R 325.60704.  
(d) OH Part 472 “Medical Services and First Aid,” R 325.47201.  
(e) OH Part 474 “Sanitation,” R 325.47401 to R 325.47427.  
(f) OH Part 520 “Ventilation Control,” R 325.52001 to R 325.52012.  
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(g) OH Part 681 “Radiation of Construction: Ionizing and Nonionizing,”  
R 325.68101 to R 325.68102.  
History: 2018 AACS.  
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