OSHA has reached a settlement with the NAHB over the Confined Spaces in Construction rule.

One of the larger changes is to the wording, limiting the implications for the residential home building industry. "Residential home building" and "residential house construction" are now defined as “work on any residence being built using traditional wood frame construction materials, methods, and procedures that are typical to single-family home or townhouse construction.”

OSHA has also released a guide to help contractors better understand the rule.

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