Department of Labor November 25, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2013-28121
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
Section 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 and 30 CFR Part 44 govern the application, processing, and disposition of petitions for modification. This notice is a summary of petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the parties listed below to modify the application of existing mandatory safety standards codified in Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
Proposed Revision of Policy for Incorporating New Test Standards Into the List of Appropriate NRTL Program Test Standards
Document Number: 2013-28093
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA proposes to: (1) Revise its existing policies regarding the incorporation of new test standards into the Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) Program's list of appropriate test standards and into NRTLs' scopes of recognition; and (2) incorporate new test standards into the NRTL Program's list of appropriate test standards.
TÜV SÜD Product Services GmbH: Request for Renewal of Recognition
Document Number: 2013-28092
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This notice announces T[Uuml]V S[Uuml]D Product Services GmbH's application containing a request for renewal of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) under 29 CFR 1910.7.
Modification to the Scopes of Recognition of Several NRTLs; Final Determination
Document Number: 2013-28091
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA is making a final determination to delete specific test standards from the scopes of recognition of several Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTLs), and to incorporate replacement test standards into the scopes of recognition of several NRTLs.
Rigging Equipment for Material Handling; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2013-28075
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to extend the OMB approval of the information collection requirements contained in paragraphs (b)(1), (b)(6)(i), (b)(6)(ii), (c)(15)(ii), (e)(1)(i), (ii), and (iii) and (f)(2) of the Standard on Rigging Equipment for Material Handling (29 CFR 1926.251). These paragraphs require affixing identification tags or markings on rigging equipment, developing and maintaining inspection records, and retaining proof- testing certificates.
Thy Hydrostatic Testing Provision of the Portable Fire Extinguishers Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of the Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2013-28074
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements contained in the Hydrostatic Testing provision of the Portable Fire Extinguishers Standard for General Industry (29 CFR 1910.157(f)(16)).