Michigan Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules
Administrative Rules Division (ARD)
611 W. Ottawa Street
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: 517-335-8658 Fax: 517-335-9512
REQUEST FOR RULEMAKING (RFR)
Labor and Economic Opportunity
3. Promulgation type:
MCL 24.244 (2)
4. Title of proposed rule set:
CS Part 665. Underground Construction, Caissons, Cofferdams, and Compressed Air
5. Rule numbers or rule set range of numbers:
R 325.62991 to R 325.62996
6. Estimated time frame:
Name of person filling out RFR:
E-mail of person filling out RFR:
Phone number of person filling out RFR:
Address of person filling out RFR:
530 West Allegan Street, Lansing MI 48933
7. Describe the general purpose of these rules, including any problems the changes are intended
These rules, CS Part 665. Underground Construction, Caissons, Cofferdams, and Compressed Air
gives direction to employers and employees on protecting Michigan employees from safety and
health hazards in the workplace on a variety of subjects.
These rules are being amended, in order to be as effective as the federal Occupational Safety and
Health Administration (OSHA) standard 29 CFR 1926.800 “Underground Construction, Caissons,
Cofferdams, and Compressed Air.”
In addition, this rule set is being amended in order to make editorial and administrative revisions
and required under the standard improvement project issued by federal OSHA.
8. Please cite the specific promulgation authority for the rules (i.e. department director,
commission, board, etc.).
The director of the department has the specific promulgation authority for the rules.
A. Please list all applicable statutory references (MCLs, Executive Orders, etc.).