A great resource to help understand the new Confined Space requirement for the Construction Industry is OSHA's Confined Space Construction Standard from ISHN. Download it and give it a read.
The above article is an in-depth overview of the new OSHA rules with comparison of the new construction industry rules to the existing rules governing permit required confined space entry/rescue in general industry.
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Please Note: OSHA has postponed full enforcement of the Confined Space Requirement for the Construction Industry until October 2.
"OSHA in July announced a 60-day temporary enforcement policy for the new rules. The agency is postponing full enforcement of the new standard to Oct. 2, 2015, in response to requests for additional time to train and acquire the equipment necessary to comply with the new standard" - ISHN.