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Ionizing Radiation Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-13965
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements contained in the Ionizing Radiation Standard.
Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Standards for Construction and General Industry and Electrical Protective Equipment Standards for Construction and General Industry; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Collection of Information
Document Number: 2020-13821
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the request for an extension of the collection of information specified in the standards on the Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution for Construction and General Industry and Electrical Protective Equipment Standards for Construction and General Industry.
Rigging Equipment for Material Handling; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-13520
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the OMB approval of the information collection requirements contained in the Standard on Rigging Equipment for Material Handling. The Standard requires affixing identification tags or markings on rigging equipment, developing and maintaining inspection records, and retaining proof-testing certificates.
Standard on Powered Platforms for Building Maintenance; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-13176
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Standard on Powered Platforms for Building Maintenance.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Numbers Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
Document Number: 2020-12631
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-11
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announces that OMB extended approval for information collection requirements found in OSHA's standards and a new collection of information pertaining to OSHA's Alliance Program outlined in this notice. OSHA sought approval of these requirements under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), and, as required by that Act, is announcing the approval numbers and expiration dates for these requirements and regulations.
The Anhydrous Ammonia Storage and Handling Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-11986
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-03
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Anhydrous Ammonia Storage and Handling Standard.
Manlifts; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of the Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-11805
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-02
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the collection of information contained in the Standard on Manlifts.
Preparations for the 39th Session of the UN Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS)
Document Number: 2020-11660
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-01
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This notice is to advise interested persons that OSHA will conduct a virtual public meeting in advance of certain international meetings. The first meeting will be held in advance of the 39th session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS) to be held as a virtual symposium in early July 2020, in Geneva, Switzerland. OSHA, along with the U.S. Interagency Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) Coordinating Group, plans to consider the comments and information gathered at this public meeting when developing the U.S. Government positions for the UNSCEGHS meeting.
Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH): Notice of Meetings
Document Number: 2020-11659
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-01
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) will meet July 1, 2020, by teleconference and WebEx. In conjunction with the ACCSH meeting, ACCSH Workgroups will also meet by teleconference and WebEx on June 30, 2020.
Requirements for the OSHA Training Institute Education Centers Program and the OSHA Outreach Training Program; Requesting the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-11413
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-28
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits comments concerning the proposal to extend the OMB approval of the information collection requirements contained in the OSHA Training Institute Education Centers Program and the OSHA Outreach Training Program.
The Ethylene Oxide (EtO) Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-11299
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Ethylene Oxide (EtO) Standard.
Rules Concerning Discretionary Review by the Secretary
Document Number: 2020-10909
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-05-20
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Office of the Secretary, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
The Department of Labor is issuing this final rule to establish a system of discretionary secretarial review over cases pending before or decided by the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals and to make technical changes to Departmental regulations governing the timing and finality of decisions of the Administrative Review Board and the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals to ensure consistency with the new discretionary review processes established in this rule and in Secretary's Order 01-2020.
Gear Certification Standard; Revision of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-10829
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Gear Certification Standard.
Concrete and Masonry Construction Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-10828
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Concrete and Masonry Construction Standard.
Susan Harwood Training Grant Program, FY 2020
Document Number: 2020-10726
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-19
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This notice announces availability of approximately $11.5 million for Susan Harwood Training Grant Program grants. Three separate funding opportunity announcements are available for Targeted Topic Training grants, Training and Educational Materials Development grants, and new Capacity Building grants (Funding Opportunity Number SHTG-FY- 20-03 will cover two types of Capacity Building grants: (1) Capacity Building Pilot and (2) Capacity Building Developmental grants).
OSHA-7 Form (“Notice of Alleged Safety and Health Hazard”); Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-09969
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-11
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements contained in the OSHA-7 Form.
Salini-Impregilo/Healy Joint Venture: Grant of Permanent Variance
Document Number: 2020-09967
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-11
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA grants a permanent variance to Salini- Impregilo/Healy Joint Venture from the provisions of OSHA standards that regulate work in compressed-air environments.
Susan Harwood Training Grant Program Grantee Quarterly Progress Report; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-08907
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-28
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements contained in the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program Grantee Quarterly Progress Report.
Logging Operations Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of the Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-08771
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the collection of information contained in the Logging Operations Standard.
Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH): Notice of Meetings
Document Number: 2020-07936
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-15
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) and ACCSH Workgroup meetings previously scheduled for April 28- 29, 2020 are postponed. The meetings will be rescheduled and a notice will be published in the Federal Register when a meeting date is determined.
Whistleblower Stakeholder Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07855
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
On March 13, 2020, OSHA published a notice announcing a stakeholder meeting on May 12, 2020. This document makes several changes to that notice. The meeting will now be held only via telephone. There will be no in-person participation option, and participants must pre-register for this meeting. If you wish to attend the public meeting, you must register using this link https:// www.eventbrite.com/e/whistleblower-stakeholder-meeting-ticket s- 92898902117 by close of business on May 5, 2020. A call-in number will be sent to you upon registration.
The Standard on Presence Sensing Device Initiation (PSDI); Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Collections of Information (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-07469
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-09
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Standard on Presence Sensing Device Initiation.
Modification to the List of Appropriate NRTL Program Test Standards and the Scopes of Recognition of Several NRTLs
Document Number: 2020-06144
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to: (1) Add one new test standard to the Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTL) Program's list of appropriate test standards; (2) delete or replace several test standards from the NRTL Program's list of appropriate test standards; and (3) update the scope of recognition of several NRTLs.
SGS North America, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition and Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
Document Number: 2020-06084
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to expand the scope of recognition for SGS North America, Inc., as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL). Additionally, OSHA announces the addition of three test standards to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards.
DEKRA Certification Inc.: Application for Recognition and Proposed Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
Document Number: 2020-06083
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of DEKRA Certification, Inc., for recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the agency's preliminary finding to grant this recognition. Additionally, OSHA proposes to modify the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards to add two additional test standards.
Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH): Notice of Meetings
Document Number: 2020-05615
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) will meet April 29, 2020, in Washington, DC. In conjunction with the ACCSH meeting, ACCSH Workgroups will meet April 28, 2020.
Whistleblower Stakeholder Meeting
Document Number: 2020-05128
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-13
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is announcing a public meeting to solicit comments and suggestions from stakeholders on issues facing the agency in the administration of the whistleblower laws it enforces.
SGS North America, Inc.: Applications for Expansion of Recognition and Proposed Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
Document Number: 2020-04389
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-05
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the applications of SGS North America, Inc., for expansion of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the agency's preliminary finding to grant the applications. Additionally, OSHA proposes to add four test standards to the NRTL Program's list of appropriate test standards.
QAI Laboratories, Ltd. Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2020-03883
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of QAI Laboratories, Ltd., for expansion of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
SGS North America, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2020-03881
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of SGS North America, Inc., for expansion of the scope of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2020-03880
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to expand the scope of recognition for TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc., as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
TUV SUD America, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2020-03879
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to expand the scope of recognition for TUV SUD America, Inc., as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH); Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2020-03806
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Secretary of Labor requests nominations for membership on NACOSH.
The Formaldehyde Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-03805
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Formaldehyde Standard.
Aerial Lifts Standard (29 CFR 1926.453); Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-03804
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the information collection requirement contained in the Aerial Lift Standard. Employers who modify an aerial lift for uses other than those provided by the manufacturer must obtain a certificate from the manufacturer or equivalent entity certifying that the modification is in conformance with applicable American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards and the OSHA Standard, and the equipment is as safe as it was prior to the modification.
Crawler, Locomotive, and Truck Cranes; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-03803
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements contained in the Crawler, Locomotive, and Truck Cranes Standard (29 CFR 1910.180).
Construction Fall Protection Systems Criteria and Practices, and Training Requirements; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-03802
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirements contained in the Construction Standards on Fall Protection Systems Criteria and Practices, and Training Requirements.
Cranes and Derricks in Construction; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-03787
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements contained in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction Standard.
Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH): Notice of ACCSH Workgroup Meetings
Document Number: 2020-03665
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
ACCSH will hold teleconference meetings of the Education, Training and Outreach workgroup and the Emerging and Current Issues workgroup on March 5, 2020.
MET Laboratories, Inc.: Applications for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2020-03502
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the applications of MET Laboratories, Inc., for expansion of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the agency's preliminary finding to grant the applications.
OSHA Standards and Regulations; Corrections
Document Number: 2020-00207
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-02-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this rule OSHA is correcting typographical errors, including extraneous or omitted materials and inaccurate graphics, in 27 OSHA standards and regulations. These revisions do not affect the substantive requirements or coverage of the standards, do not modify or revoke existing rights or obligations, and do not establish new rights or obligations. The purpose of these correcting amendments is to reduce regulatory burdens by correcting the inaccuracies in regulatory text and graphics. This rule revises standards in recordkeeping, construction, general industry, shipyard employment, and longshoring.
Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories; Proposed Policy for Transitioning to Satellite Notification and Acceptance Program (SNAP) Termination
Document Number: 2020-02564
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-10
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA proposes a policy for transitioning to the termination of the Satellite Notification and Acceptance Program (SNAP).
Asbestos in General Industry; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Collection of Information
Document Number: 2020-02306
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-06
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the collection of information contained in the Standard on Asbestos in General Industry.
Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-02179
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-05
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements contained in the Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records Standard.
Beryllium Standards for General Industry, Construction and Maritime; Extension for the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of the Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2020-02000
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-03
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements contained in the Beryllium Standards for General Industry, Construction, and Maritime.
Department of Labor Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Annual Adjustments for 2020
Document Number: 2020-00486
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-01-15
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, Mine Safety and Health Administration, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The U.S. Department of Labor (Department) is publishing this final rule to adjust for inflation the civil monetary penalties assessed or enforced by the Department, pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (Inflation Adjustment Act). The Inflation Adjustment Act requires the Department to annually adjust its civil money penalty levels for inflation no later than January 15 of each year. The Inflation Adjustment Act provides that agencies shall adjust civil monetary penalties notwithstanding Section 553 of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). Additionally, the Inflation Adjustment Act provides a cost- of-living formula for adjustment of the civil penalties. Accordingly, this final rule sets forth the Department's 2020 annual adjustments for inflation to its civil monetary penalties.
Student Data Form; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2019-27949
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements contained in the Student Data Form.
The 1,3-Butadiene Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2019-27948
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the 1,3-Butadiene (BD) Standard.
OSHA's Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Form; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2019-27576
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements contained in the proposed Conflict of Interest (COI) and Disclosure Form, which will be used to determine whether or not a conflict of interest exists for a potential peer review panel member.
Walking-Working Surfaces, Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems), and Special Industries (Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution); Corrections
Document Number: 2019-27114
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-17
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is issuing corrections to the Walking-Working Surfaces, Personal Protective Equipment, and Special Industries standards.