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.
B. Are the rules mandated by any applicable constitutional or statutory provision? If so, please
Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Act, 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1014(5).
9. Please describe the extent to which the rules conflict with or duplicate similar rules,
compliance requirements, or other standards adopted at the state, regional, or federal level.
The rules do not conflict with or duplicate similar rules, compliance requirements, or other
standards adopted at the state, regional, or federal level.
10. Is the subject matter of the rules currently contained in any guideline, handbook, manual,
instructional bulletin, form with instructions, or operational memoranda?
None that MIOSHA is aware of.
11. Are the rules listed on the department’s annual regulatory plan as rules to be processed
for the current year?
12. Will the proposed rules be promulgated under Section 44 of the Administrative Procedures
Act, 1969 PA 306, MCL 24.244, or under the full rulemaking process?
MCL 24.244 (2)
A. Explain why the rules are being promulgated under 24.244.
These rules are being amended, in order to be as effective as OSHA.