Revising the Notification Requirements in the Exposure Determination Provisions of the Hexavalent Chromium Standards, 27239 [2010-11583]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 93 / Friday, May 14, 2010 / Proposed Rules need for the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030), its impact on small businesses, its effectiveness in protecting workers, and all other issues raised by Section 610 of the Regulatory Flexibility Act and Section 5 of Executive Order 12866. It would be particularly helpful for commenters to suggest how the Standard could be modified to reduce the burden on employers while maintaining or improving employee protection. Furthermore, comments would be appreciated on the following topics: • Exposures in non-hospital settings; • Recent technological advances in needlestick prevention; • Effectiveness of needlestick prevention programs; • New, emerging health risks from bloodborne pathogens; and • Any other experiences related to compliance with the standard. 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[FR Doc. 2010–11579 Filed 5–13–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Occupational Safety and Health Administration 29 CFR Parts 1910, 1915, and 1926 emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with PROPOSALS [Docket No. OSHA–H054a-2006–0064] RIN 1218–AC43 Revising the Notification Requirements in the Exposure Determination Provisions of the Hexavalent Chromium Standards AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA): Department of Labor. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:05 May 13, 2010 Jkt 220001 ACTION: Proposed rule; withdrawal. With this notice, OSHA is withdrawing the proposed rule that accompanied its direct final rule (DFR) amending the employee notification requirements in the exposure determination provisions of the Hexavalent Chromium (Cr(VI)) standards. SUMMARY: Effective May 14, 2010, the proposed rule published March 16, 2010 (75 FR 12485), is withdrawn. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information and press inquiries contact Ms. Jennifer Ashley, Director, OSHA Office of Communications, Room N–3647, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693–1999. For technical inquiries, contact Maureen Ruskin, Office of Chemical Hazards— Metals, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, Room N–3718, OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693–1950; fax: (202) 693–1678. Copies of this Federal Register notice are available from the OSHA Office of Publications, Room N–3101, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693–1888. Electronic copies of this Federal Register notice and other relevant documents are available at OSHA’s Web page at http:// www.osha.gov. On March 17, 2010, OSHA published a DFR amending the employee notification requirements in the exposure determination provisions of the Cr(VI) standards at 29 CFR 1910.1026, 29 CFR 1915.1026, and 29 CFR 1926.1126 (75 FR 12681). OSHA also published a companion proposed rule proposing the same changes to the Cr(VI) standards. (75 FR 12485, March 16, 2010). In the DFR, OSHA stated that it would withdraw the companion proposed rule and confirm the effective date of the DFR if no significant adverse comments were submitted on the DFR by April 16, 2010. OSHA received eight comments on the DFR, which the Agency has determined were not significant adverse comments. OSHA is publishing a notice announcing and explaining this determination and confirming the effective date of the DFR as June 15, 2010. Accordingly, OSHA is not proceeding with the proposed rule and is withdrawing it from the rulemaking process. 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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

29 CFR Parts 1910, 1915, and 1926

[Docket No. OSHA-H054a-2006-0064]
RIN 1218-AC43


Revising the Notification Requirements in the Exposure 
Determination Provisions of the Hexavalent Chromium Standards

AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA): 
Department of Labor.

ACTION: Proposed rule; withdrawal.

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SUMMARY: With this notice, OSHA is withdrawing the proposed rule that 
accompanied its direct final rule (DFR) amending the employee 
notification requirements in the exposure determination provisions of 
the Hexavalent Chromium (Cr(VI)) standards.

DATES: Effective May 14, 2010, the proposed rule published March 16, 
2010 (75 FR 12485), is withdrawn.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information and press 
inquiries contact Ms. Jennifer Ashley, Director, OSHA Office of 
Communications, Room N-3647, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-1999. For 
technical inquiries, contact Maureen Ruskin, Office of Chemical 
Hazards--Metals, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, Room N-3718, 
OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-1950; fax: (202) 693-1678.
    Copies of this Federal Register notice are available from the OSHA 
Office of Publications, Room N-3101, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-
1888. Electronic copies of this Federal Register notice and other 
relevant documents are available at OSHA's Web page at http://www.osha.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 17, 2010, OSHA published a DFR 
amending the employee notification requirements in the exposure 
determination provisions of the Cr(VI) standards at 29 CFR 1910.1026, 
29 CFR 1915.1026, and 29 CFR 1926.1126 (75 FR 12681). OSHA also 
published a companion proposed rule proposing the same changes to the 
Cr(VI) standards. (75 FR 12485, March 16, 2010). In the DFR, OSHA 
stated that it would withdraw the companion proposed rule and confirm 
the effective date of the DFR if no significant adverse comments were 
submitted on the DFR by April 16, 2010.
    OSHA received eight comments on the DFR, which the Agency has 
determined were not significant adverse comments. OSHA is publishing a 
notice announcing and explaining this determination and confirming the 
effective date of the DFR as June 15, 2010. Accordingly, OSHA is not 
proceeding with the proposed rule and is withdrawing it from the 
rulemaking process.

List of Subjects

29 CFR Part 1910

    Exposure determination, General industry employment, Health, 
Hexavalent chromium (Cr(VI)), Notification of determination results to 
employees, Occupational safety and health.

29 CFR Part 1915

    Exposure determination, Health, Hexavalent chromium (Cr(VI)), 
Notification of determination results to employees, Occupational safety 
and health, Shipyard employment.

29 CFR Part 1926

    Construction employment, Exposure determination, Health, Hexavalent 
chromium (Cr(VI)), Notification of determination results to employees, 
Occupational safety and health.

Authority and Signature

    David Michaels, PhD, MPH, Assistant Secretary of Labor for 
Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210, directed the 
preparation of this notice under the following authorities: Sections 4, 
6, and 8 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 
653, 655, 657), Secretary of Labor's Order 5-2007 (72 FR 31159), and 29 
CFR part 1911.

    Signed at Washington, DC, on May 11, 2010.
David Michaels,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
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