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:
General Industry Standard Part 49. Slings
5. Rule numbers or rule set range of numbers:
R 408.14901 to R 408.14965
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, GI Part 49. Slings, give direction to employers and employees on protecting
Michigan employees from safety 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 1910.184 “Slings”
In addition, minor editorial and formatting changes are being made.
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.).
The Williams-Steiger Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 requires MIOSHA to
promulgate standards that are at least as effective as those promulgated under Section 6 of the Act;
Sections 19 and 21 of 1974 PA 154, and Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1996-2, 2003-1,
2008-4, 2011-4, and 2019-3, MCL 445.2001, 445.2011, 445.2025, 445.2030, and 125.1998.