Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines, 15055 [2018-07083]

Download as PDF 15055 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 68 / Monday, April 9, 2018 / Rules and Regulations Paperwork Reduction Act DEPARTMENT OF LABOR The final rule does not contain any information collection requirement that requires the approval of the Office of Management and Budget under the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Mine Safety and Health Administration www.msha.gov/regsinfo.htm or http:// www.regulations.gov [Docket Number: MSHA–2014–0030]. 30 CFR Parts 56 and 57 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: List of Subjects in 15 CFR Part 2008 [Docket No. MSHA–2014–0030] RIN 1219–AB87 Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines Administrative practice and procedure, Classified information. Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor. ACTION: Announcement of public stakeholder meetings. AGENCY: PART 2008—[REMOVED AND RESERVED] For the reasons stated in the preamble, and under the authority of 19 U.S.C. 2171(e)(3), the Office of the United States Trade Representative removes and reserves part 2008 of chapter XX of title 15 of the Code of Federal Regulations. ■ Janice Kaye, Chief Counsel for Administrative Law, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. [FR Doc. 2018–07220 Filed 4–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3290–F8–P The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is announcing the dates and locations of public stakeholder meetings on the Agency’s standards for Examinations Of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines. DATES: The meeting dates and locations are listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. ADDRESSES: Federal Register Publications: Access rulemaking documents electronically at http:// SUMMARY: Sheila A. McConnell, Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, MSHA, at mcconnell.sheila.a@dol.gov (email), 202–693–9440 (voice), or 202– 693–9441 (fax). These are not toll-free numbers. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Stakeholder Meetings MSHA will hold six public meetings to inform and educate the mining community on the requirements of the Metal and Nonmetal Examinations of Working Places final rule, which is effective June 2, 2018. At the meetings, MSHA will provide training and compliance assistance materials to attendees. The public meetings will begin at 9 a.m. and end not later than 5 p.m., on the following dates at the locations indicated: Date/time Location May 1, 2018, 9 a.m ................ May 15, 2018, 9 a.m .............. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington, 10 Brickyard Drive, Bloomington, Illinois 61701 ... Sheraton Birmingham Hotel, 2101 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N,, Birmingham, Alabama 35203. Hilton Garden Inn, Pittsburgh Downtown, 250 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222. Renaissance Reno Downtown Hotel, One South Lake Street, Reno, Nevada 89501 ........... DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dallas—Market Center, 2015 Market Center Blvd, Dallas, Texas 75207. Hilton Garden Inn Denver Tech Center, 7675 East Union Ave., Denver, Colorado 80237 .... May 17, 2018, 9 a.m .............. May 22, 2018, 9 a.m .............. May 24, 2018, 9 a.m .............. May 31, 2018, 9 a.m .............. Contact No. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR On January 23, 2017, the Mine Safety and Health Administration published a final rule (January 2017 rule) amending the standards then in effect on examinations of working places in metal and nonmetal mines, 30 CFR 56.18002 and 57.18002 (82 FR 7680). The January 2017 final rule, which was scheduled to become effective on May 23, 2017, was stayed until June 2, 2018 (82 FR 46411). On September 12, 2017, MSHA published a proposed rule that would make limited changes to the January 2017 final rule (82 FR 42765). The final rule, which is published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register, is effective on June 2, 2018. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with RULES II. Background Mine Safety and Health Administration David G. Zatezalo, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health. [FR Doc. 2018–07083 Filed 4–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4520–43–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:01 Apr 06, 2018 Jkt 244001 30 CFR Parts 56 and 57 [Docket No. MSHA–2014–0030] RIN 1219–AB87 Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: On January 23, 2017, the Mine Safety and Health Administration published a final rule (January 2017 rule) amending provisions regarding examinations of working places in metal and nonmetal mines which were later stayed. MSHA is further amending the affected provisions following expiration of the stay. These additional amendments provide mine operators additional flexibility in managing their safety and health programs and reduces SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 309–664–6446 205–324–5000 412–281–5557 775–682–3900 214–741–7481 303–770–4200 regulatory burdens without reducing the protections afforded miners. A document announcing stakeholder meetings is published concurrently with this rule in the Federal Register. DATES: Effective June 2, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sheila A. McConnell, Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, MSHA, at mcconnell.sheila.a@dol.gov (email), 202–693–9440 (voice), or 202– 693–9441 (fax). These are not toll-free numbers. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction A. Regulatory History B. Executive Orders 12866, 13563, and 13771 Summary II. Regulatory Procedures III. Section-by-Section Analysis IV. Executive Order 12866: Regulatory Planning and Review and Executive Order 13563: Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review; and Executive Order 13771: Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs E:\FR\FM\09APR1.SGM 09APR1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 68 (Monday, April 9, 2018)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 15055]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-07083]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Mine Safety and Health Administration

30 CFR Parts 56 and 57

[Docket No. MSHA-2014-0030]
RIN 1219-AB87


Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines

AGENCY: Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Announcement of public stakeholder meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is announcing 
the dates and locations of public stakeholder meetings on the Agency's 
standards for Examinations Of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal 
Mines.

DATES: The meeting dates and locations are listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION section of this document.

ADDRESSES: Federal Register Publications: Access rulemaking documents 
electronically at http://www.msha.gov/regsinfo.htm or http://www.regulations.gov [Docket Number: MSHA-2014-0030].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sheila A. McConnell, Director, Office 
of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, MSHA, at 
[email protected] (email), 202-693-9440 (voice), or 202-693-
9441 (fax). These are not toll-free numbers.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Stakeholder Meetings

    MSHA will hold six public meetings to inform and educate the mining 
community on the requirements of the Metal and Nonmetal Examinations of 
Working Places final rule, which is effective June 2, 2018. At the 
meetings, MSHA will provide training and compliance assistance 
materials to attendees. The public meetings will begin at 9 a.m. and 
end not later than 5 p.m., on the following dates at the locations 
indicated:

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                  Date/time                                       Location                        Contact No.
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May 1, 2018, 9 a.m...........................  DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington, 10           309-664-6446
                                                Brickyard Drive, Bloomington, Illinois 61701.
May 15, 2018, 9 a.m..........................  Sheraton Birmingham Hotel, 2101 Richard              205-324-5000
                                                Arrington Jr. Blvd. N,, Birmingham, Alabama
                                                35203.
May 17, 2018, 9 a.m..........................  Hilton Garden Inn, Pittsburgh Downtown, 250          412-281-5557
                                                Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222.
May 22, 2018, 9 a.m..........................  Renaissance Reno Downtown Hotel, One South           775-682-3900
                                                Lake Street, Reno, Nevada 89501.
May 24, 2018, 9 a.m..........................  DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dallas--Market            214-741-7481
                                                Center, 2015 Market Center Blvd, Dallas,
                                                Texas 75207.
May 31, 2018, 9 a.m..........................  Hilton Garden Inn Denver Tech Center, 7675           303-770-4200
                                                East Union Ave., Denver, Colorado 80237.
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II. Background

    On January 23, 2017, the Mine Safety and Health Administration 
published a final rule (January 2017 rule) amending the standards then 
in effect on examinations of working places in metal and nonmetal 
mines, 30 CFR 56.18002 and 57.18002 (82 FR 7680). The January 2017 
final rule, which was scheduled to become effective on May 23, 2017, 
was stayed until June 2, 2018 (82 FR 46411). On September 12, 2017, 
MSHA published a proposed rule that would make limited changes to the 
January 2017 final rule (82 FR 42765). The final rule, which is 
published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register, is effective 
on June 2, 2018.

David G. Zatezalo,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2018-07083 Filed 4-6-18; 8:45 am]
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