DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY  
DIRECTOR’S OFFICE  
CONSTRUCTION SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARD  
(By authority conferred on the director of the department of labor and economic opportunity by  
sections 14, 16, 19, 21, and 24 of the Michigan occupational safety and health act, 1974 PA 154,  
MCL 408.1014, 408.1016, 408.1019, 408.1021, and 408.1024, and Executive Reorganization  
Order Nos. 1996-1, 1996-2, 2003-1, 2008-4, 2011-4, and 2019-3, MCL 330.3101, 445.2001,  
445.2011, 445.2025, 445.2030, and 125.1998)  
PART 632. HAZARDOUS WASTE OPERATIONS AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE IN  
CONSTRUCTION  
R 325.63201 Scope, adoption, and availability of standards.  
Rule 1. (1) These rules cover all of the following operations, unless the employer can demonstrate  
that the operation does not involve employee exposure or the reasonable possibility for employee  
exposure to safety or health hazards:  
(a) Clean-up operations required by a governmental body, whether federal, state, local, or other,  
involving hazardous substances that are conducted at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites,  
including, but not limited to, the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA's) national  
priority site list (npsl), state priority site lists, sites recommended for the EPA’s npsl, and initial  
investigations of government identified sites that are conducted before the presence or absence of  
hazardous substances has been ascertained.  
(b) Corrective actions involving clean-up operations at sites covered by the Resource  
Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (RCRA), 42 USC 6901 et seq.  
(c) Voluntary clean-up operations at sites recognized by federal, state, local, or other  
governmental bodies as uncontrolled hazardous waste sites.  
(d) Operations involving hazardous wastes that are conducted at treatment, storage, and disposal  
(tsd) facilities regulated by 40 CFR parts 264 and 265 (February 22, 2019), pursuant to RCRA, or  
by agencies under agreement with the EPA to implement RCRA regulations.  
(e) Emergency response operations for releases of, or substantial threats of releases of,  
hazardous substances without regard to the location of the hazard.  
(2) The following federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations  
are adopted by reference in these rules:  
(a) 29 CFR 1926.65, “Hazardous waste operations and emergency response,” as amended  
February 18, 2020.  
(b) 29 CFR 1926.65, appendix A “Personal protective equipment test methods,” as amended  
February 18, 2020.  
(c) 29 CFR 1926.65, appendix B “General description and discussion of the levels of protection  
and protective gear,” as amended August 22, 1994.  
(d) 29 CFR 1926.65, appendix C “Compliance guidelines,” as amended June 30, 1993.  
(e) 29 CFR 1926.65, appendix D “References,” as amended February 13, 1996.  
(f) 29 CFR 1926.65, appendix E “Training Curriculum Guidelines,” as amended February 8,  
2013.  
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(3) A reference to 29 CFR 1926.20 and 1926.51 means Construction Safety Standard Part 1.  
“General Rules.”  
(4) A reference to 29 CFR 1926.33 means General Industry and Construction Safety and Health  
Standard Part 470. “Employee Medical Records and Trade Secrets.”  
(5) A reference to 29 CFR 1926.35 means Construction Safety Standard Part 18. “Fire Protection  
and Prevention.”  
(6) A reference to 29 CFR 1926.55 means Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 601.  
“Air Contaminants for Construction.”  
(7) A reference to 29 CFR 1926.59 means both of the following:  
(a) Construction Safety Standard Part 42. “Hazard Communication.”  
(b) Occupational Health Standard Part 430. “Hazard Communication.”  
(8) A reference to 29 CFR 1926.97 means Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 6.  
“Personal Protective Equipment.”  
(9) A reference to 29 CFR 1926.103 means Occupational Health Standard Part 451. “Respiratory  
Protection.”  
(10) A reference to 29 CFR 1926.159 “Employer alarm system,” means 29 CFR 1926.159;  
however, OSHA removed this regulation on June 20, 1996.  
(11) A reference to 29 CFR part 1926, subpart D, means all of the following:  
(a) Construction Safety Standard Part 1. “General Rules.”  
(b) Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 6. “Personal Protective Equipment.”  
(c) Construction Safety Standard Part 42. “Hazard Communication.”  
(d) Construction Safety Standard Part 91. “Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous  
Chemicals.”  
(e) Occupational Health Standard Part 430. “Hazard Communication.”  
(f) Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 601. “Air Contaminants for Construction.”  
(g) Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 603. “Lead Exposure in Construction.”  
(h) Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 605. “Methylenedianiline (MDA) in  
Construction.”  
(i) Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 620. “Ventilation Control for Construction.”  
(j) Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 632. “Hazardous Waste Operations and  
Emergency Response in Construction.”  
(k) Occupational Health Standard Part 680. “Occupational Noise Exposure.”  
(l) Occupational Health Standard Part 681. “Radiation in Construction: Ionizing and  
Nonionizing.”  
(12) A reference to 29 CFR part 1926, subpart E, means both of the following:  
(a) Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 6. “Personal Protective Equipment.”  
(b) Construction Safety Standard Part 45. “Fall Protection.”  
(13) A reference to 29 CFR part 1926, subpart F, means Construction Safety Standard Part 18.  
“Fire Protection and Prevention.”  
(14) A reference to 29 CFR part 1926, subpart P, means Construction Safety Standard Part 9.  
“Excavation, Trenching, and Shoring.”  
(15) A reference to 29 CFR 1910.141 means General Industry Safety and Health Standard Part  
474. “Sanitation.”  
(16) A reference to 29 CFR 1910.1200 means both of the following:  
(a) General Industry Safety Standard Part 92. “Hazard Communication.”  
(b) Occupational Health Standard Part 430. “Hazard Communication.”  
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(17) 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.  
(18) The OSHA regulations 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.  
(19) The regulations adopted in these rules are available for inspection at the Department of Labor  
and Economic Opportunity, Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA)  
Regulatory Services Section, 530 West Allegan Street, P.O. Box 30643, Lansing, Michigan  
48909-8143.  
(20) The regulations adopted in these rules may be obtained from the publisher or the Department  
of Labor and Economic Opportunity, 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.  
(21) The following 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 Labor and Economic  
Opportunity, MIOSHA Regulatory Services Section, 530 West Allegan Street, P.O. Box 30643,  
Lansing, Michigan 48909-8143 or via the internet at the following website:  
www.michigan.gov/mioshastandards. For quantities greater than 5, the cost, as of the time of  
adoption of these rules, is 4 cents per page.  
(a) Construction Safety Standard Part 1. “General Rules,” R 408.40101 to R 408.40134.  
(b) Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 6. “Personal Protective Equipment,”  
R 408.40601 to R 408.40660.  
(c) Construction Safety Standard Part 9. “Excavation, Trenching and Shoring,” R 408.40901 to  
R 408.40953.  
(d) Construction Safety Standard Part 18. “Fire Protection and Prevention,” R 408.41801 to  
R 408.41884.  
(e) Construction Safety Standard Part 42. “Hazard Communication,” R 408.44201 to  
R 408.44204.  
(f) Construction Safety Standard Part 45. “Fall Protection,” R 408.44501 to R 408.44502.  
(g) Construction Safety Standard Part 91. “Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous  
Chemicals,” R 408.49101 to R 408.49103.  
(h) Occupational Health Standard Part 430. “Hazard Communication,” R 325.77001 to  
R 325.77004.  
(i) Occupational Health Standard Part 451. “Respiratory Protection,” R 325.60051 to  
R 325.60052.  
(j) General Industry and Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 470. “Employee Medical  
Records and Trade Secrets,” R 325.3451 to R 325.3476.  
(k) General Industry Safety and Health Standard Part 474. “Sanitation,” R 325.47401 to  
R 325.47425.  
(l) Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 601. “Air Contaminants for Construction,”  
R 325.60151 to R 325.60161.  
(m) Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 603. “Lead Exposure in Construction,”  
R 325.51983 to R 325.51993.  
(n) Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 605. “Methylenedianiline (MDA) in  
Construction,” R 325.60501.  
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(o) Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 620. “Ventilation Control for Construction,”  
R 325.62001 to R 325.62006.  
(p) Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 632. “Hazardous Waste Operations and  
Emergency Response in Construction,” R 325.63201.  
(q) Occupational Health Standard Part 680. “Occupational Noise Exposure,” R 325.60131.  
(r) Occupational Health Standard Part 681. “Radiation in Construction: Ionizing and  
Nonionizing,” R 325.68101 to R 325.68102.  
(s) General Industry Safety Standard Part 92. “Hazard Communication,” R 408.19201 to  
R 408.19204.  
History: 2020 MR 11, Eff. June 15, 2020.  
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