Department of Labor August 30, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Operator Certification Extension
Document Number: 2017-18441
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Under OSHA's standard for cranes and derricks used in construction work, crane operators are to be certified by November 10, 2017. Until that date, employers also have duties under the standard to ensure that crane operators are trained and competent to operate the crane safely. The Agency delayed the deadline for operator certification by three years to November 10, 2017, and extended the existing employer duties for the same period. The Agency is proposing to delay the deadline and extend the existing employer duty to ensure that operators of equipment covered by this standard are competent to operate the equipment safely for one year to November 17, 2018.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Escape and Evacuation Plans
Document Number: 2017-18434
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Escape and Evacuation Plans,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2017-18428
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc. for expansion of its recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
Voluntary Protection Programs Information; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2017-18427
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
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 Voluntary Protection Programs Information.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Request for Examination and/or Treatment
Document Number: 2017-18388
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Request for Examination and/or Treatment,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Rock Burst Control Plan, (Pertains to Underground Metal/Nonmetal Mines)
Document Number: 2017-18367
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Rock Burst Control Plan, (Pertains to Underground Metal/Nonmetal Mines),'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Nondiscrimination Compliance Information Reporting
Document Number: 2017-18361
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management
The Department of Labor (DOL), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management (OASAM) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Nondiscrimination Compliance Information Reporting.'' This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Department of Labor Events Registration Platform
Document Number: 2017-18320
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Department of Labor Events Registration Platform.'' This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA).