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NEW - GI & CS Part 311. Benzene and GI & CS Part 451. Respiratory Protection are amended, effective April 26, 2021. GI Part 302. Vinyl Chloride and GI Part 554. Bloodborne Infectious Diseases are amended, effective April 27, 2021.

GI & CS Part 311. Benzene - effective date April 26, 2021 - MIOSHA has amended GI & CS Part 311. Benzene to be as effective as the federal OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.1028, "Benzene".   In addition, this rule set is amended in order to make editorial and administrative revisions and required under the standard improvement project issued by federal OSHA.

GI & CS Part 451. Respiratory Protection - effective date April 26, 2021 - MIOSHA has amended GI & CS Part 451. Respiratory Protection to be as effective as the federal OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.134 App A, "Fit Testing Procedures (Mandatory)".  As well as in September 2019, federal OSHA approved the new modified CNC protocols which enabled fewer, shorter fit test exercises for GI & CS Part 451. In addition, this rule set is amended in order to make editorial and administrative revisions and required under the standard improvement project issued by federal OSHA.

GI Part 302. Vinyl Chloride - effective date April 27, 2021 - MIOSHA has amended GI Part 302. Vinyl Chloride to be as effective as the federal OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.1017, "Vinyl Chloride".  In addition, this rule set is amended in order to make editorial and administrative revisions and required under the standard improvement project issued by federal OSHA.

GI Part 554. Bloodborne Infectious Diseases - effective date April 27, 2021 - MIOSHA has amended GI Part 554. Bloodborne Infectious Diseases to be as effective as the federal OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.1030, "Bloodborne Pathogens".  In addition, this rule set is amended in order to make editorial and administrative revisions and required under the standard improvement project issued by federal OSHA.

A copy of the "revised standards" are available on the MIOSHA Standards website and here:

GI & CS Part 311. Benzene

GI & CS Part 451. Respiratory Protection

GI Part 302. Vinyl Chloride

GI Part 554. Bloodborne Infectious Diseases

A copy of the "strike-bold drafts" are available here:

GI & CS Part 311. Benzene

GI & CS Part 451. Respiratory Protection

GI Part 302. Vinyl Chloride

GI Part 554. Bloodborne Infectious Diseases