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Traylor-Sundt Joint Venture: Grant of Permanent Variance
Document Number: 2023-26179
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-11-28
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA grants a permanent variance to Traylor- Sundt Joint Venture (SUNDTJV) related to work in compressed-air environments.
KBR Wyle Services, LLC; Application for Permanent Variance and Interim Order; Grant of Interim Order; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2023-25567
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-11-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of KBR Wyle Services, LLC for a permanent variance and interim order from a provision of the OSHA standard that regulates commercial diving operations, presents the agency's preliminary finding on KBR's application, and announces the granting of an interim order. KBR's variance request is based on the conditions specified in the alternate standard that OSHA granted to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on June 30, 2021. OSHA invites the public to submit comments on the variance application to assist the agency in determining whether to grant the applicant a permanent variance based on the conditions specified in this notice.
NASA Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory Operations Contract; Application for Permanent Variance and Interim Order; Grant of Interim Order; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2023-25566
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-11-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory Operations Contract (NOC or ``the applicants'') for a permanent variance and interim order from a provision of the OSHA standard that regulates commercial diving operations, presents the agency's preliminary finding on NOC's application, and announces the granting of an interim order. NOC is a team of contractors consisting of Vertex TTS, Oceaneering International Inc. (Oll), Bastion Technologies Inc., Rothe Enterprises, Rothe Development, International Preparedness Associates Inc. (IPA), MRI, and EPro. NOC's variance request is based on the conditions specified in the alternate standard that OSHA granted to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on June 30, 2021. OSHA invites the public to submit comments on the variance application to assist the agency in determining whether to grant the applicants a permanent variance based on the conditions specified in this notice.
National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH): Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2023-25071
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-11-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) will meet December 12, 2023, in a hybrid format. Committee members will meet in person, while the public is invited to participate either in person or virtually via WebEx.
National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH); Notice of Membership Appointments
Document Number: 2023-24917
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-11-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
On November 1, 2023, the Acting Secretary of Labor appointed two members to serve on the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH).
TUV SUD America, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-24515
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-11-07
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of TUV SUD America, Inc. (TUVAM) for expansion of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
UL LLC: Applications for Expansion of Recognition and Proposed Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
Document Number: 2023-23734
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the applications of UL LLC, for expansion of the scope 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 thirteen test standards to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards.
The Anhydrous Ammonia Storage and Handling Standard; Revision of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2023-23754
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to the revision the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval for the information collection requirements specified in the Anhydrous Ammonia Storage and Handling Standard.
Gear Certification Standard (29 CFR Part 1919); Extension of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2023-23473
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-24
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 for the information collection requirements specified in its Gear Certification Standard.
SolarPTL, LLC: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-23324
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-23
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of SolarPTL, LLC, 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.
Worker Walkaround Representative Designation Process
Document Number: 2023-22705
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2023-10-16
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
On August 30, 2023, OSHA published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) titled ``Worker Walkaround Representative Designation Process.'' The period for submitting public comments is being extended by two weeks to allow stakeholders additional time to comment.
Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH); Notice of Rechartering
Document Number: 2023-22537
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-13
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) hereby announces that the FACOSH charter will be renewed for a two-year period pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and in accordance with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration.
Powered Platforms for Building Maintenance Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2023-21825
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-03
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Powered Platforms for Building Maintenance.
Maritime Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH): Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2023-21840
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-03
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Maritime Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH) will meet on November 14, 2023, in a hybrid format. Committee members will meet in person; the public is invited to participate either in person or virtually via WebEx.
Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH); Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2023-20777
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Federal Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH) will meet October 19, 2023.
UL LLC: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-20776
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to expand the scope of recognition for UL LLC as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition and Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
Document Number: 2023-20406
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-21
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). Additionally, OSHA announces the final decision to add one test standard to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards.
TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-20405
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-21
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: 2023-20404
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-21
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).
Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-20403
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to expand the scope of recognition for Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc., as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
CSA Group Testing & Certification, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-20402
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to expand the scope of recognition of CSA Group Testing & Certification, Inc., as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
NSF International: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-20162
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-19
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to expand the scope of recognition for NSF International as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
Whistleblower Stakeholder Meeting: Outreach and Training
Document Number: 2023-20126
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-18
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 its outreach and training efforts in support of the whistleblower laws it enforces.
Modification to the List of Appropriate NRTL Program Test Standards and the Scope of Recognition of Several NRTLs
Document Number: 2023-19713
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-13
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to delete test standards from the Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTL) Program's list of appropriate test standards and modify the scope of recognition of several NRTLs.
Element Materials Technology Portland-Evergreen Inc.: Grant of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-19712
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-13
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to grant recognition to Element Materials Technology PortlandEvergreen, Inc. (EMT), for recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
Hazardous Wastes Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2023-19313
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-07
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 Hazardous Wastes Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Standard.
Worker Walkaround Representative Designation Process
Document Number: 2023-18695
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2023-08-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is proposing to amend its Representatives of Employers and Employees regulation to clarify that the representative(s) authorized by employees may be an employee of the employer or a third party; such third-party employee representative(s) may accompany the OSHA Compliance Safety and Health Officer (CSHO) when they are reasonably necessary to aid in the inspection. OSHA is also proposing clarifications of the relevant knowledge, skills, or experience with hazards or conditions in the workplace or similar workplaces, or language skills of third-party representative(s) authorized by employees who may be reasonably necessary to the conduct of a CSHO's physical inspection of the workplace. OSHA has preliminarily determined that the proposed changes will aid OSHA's workplace inspections by better enabling employees to select a representative of their choice to accompany the CSHO during a physical workplace inspection. Employee representation during the inspection is critically important to ensuring OSHA obtains the necessary information about worksite conditions and hazards. The agency requests comments regarding the proposed revisions.
Oregon State Plan; Extension of Final Approval of a State Plan To Cover the Separable Portion of Temporary Labor Camps
Document Number: 2023-18717
Type: Rule
Date: 2023-08-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This document gives notice of final approval of the Oregon State occupational safety and health plan (State Plan) over temporary labor camps under section 18(e) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act). As a result of this affirmative 18(e) determination, the Federal standard and enforcement authority as derived from the OSH Act will no longer apply to temporary labor camps in Oregon. This notification does not affect or disturb any other provisions or standards enforced by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division at temporary labor camps in Oregon pursuant to an authority other than the OSH Act. This notification also does not affect or disturb the previous grant of final approval in 2005 as to all other issues covered by the Oregon State Plan.
Rigging Equipment and Material Handling Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2023-18409
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-28
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 specified in its Standard on Rigging Equipment and Material Handling.
Logging Operations Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2023-18408
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-28
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 specified in its Standard on Logging Operations.
NSF International: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-17528
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-16
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of NSF International, 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.
UL LLC: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-17534
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-16
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of UL LLC, 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.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-17428
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-15
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of TUV Rheinland of 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.
Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-17427
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-15
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 the scope of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
CSA Group Testing & Certification, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-17426
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-15
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of CSA Group Testing & Certification, 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 SUD America, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-17429
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-15
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of TUV SUD 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.
Nucor Steel Connecticut Incorporated; Revocation of Permanent Variance
Document Number: 2023-17081
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-09
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the revocation of the April 8, 2016, permanent variance granted to Nucor Steel Connecticut Incorporated (NSCI), from certain provisions of OSHA's standard that regulates the control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout).
Ballard Marine Construction Bay Park Conveyance Tunnel Project; Application for Permanent Variance and Interim Order; Grant of Interim Order; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2023-16669
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-04
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of Ballard Marine Construction for a permanent variance and interim order from provisions of OSHA standards that regulate work in compressed air environments, presents the agency's preliminary finding on Ballard's application, and announces the granting of an interim order. OSHA invites the public to submit comments on the variance application to assist the agency in determining whether to grant the applicant a permanent variance based on the conditions specified in this application.
Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH), Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2023-16641
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-04
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) invites interested parties to submit nominations for membership on the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH).
Ethylene Oxide (EtO) Standard Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2023-16565
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-03
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 Ethylene Oxide (EtO) Standard.
Applied Research Laboratories of South Florida, LLC; Voluntary Termination of Recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory
Document Number: 2023-16131
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-01
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the voluntary termination of recognition granted to Applied Research Laboratories of South Florida, LLC as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH); Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2023-16132
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-31
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA invites interested persons to submit nominations for membership on the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH).
Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition and Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
Document Number: 2023-15671
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to expand the scope of recognition for Intertek Testing Service NA, Inc., as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL). Additionally, OSHA announces the final decision to add one test standard to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards.
National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH); Notice of Membership Appointments
Document Number: 2023-15670
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
On June 30, 2023, the Acting Secretary of Labor appointed six members to serve on the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH).
Element Materials Technology Portland-Evergreen Inc.: Application for Recognition
Document Number: 2023-15669
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of Element Materials Technology PortlandEvergreen, Inc. (EMT), for recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the agency's preliminary finding to grant this recognition.
Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses
Document Number: 2023-15091
Type: Rule
Date: 2023-07-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is amending its occupational injury and illness recordkeeping regulation to require certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness information to OSHA that employers are already required to keep under the recordkeeping regulation. Specifically, OSHA is amending its regulation to require establishments with 100 or more employees in certain designated industries to electronically submit information from their OSHA Forms 300 and 301 to OSHA once a year. OSHA will not collect employee names or addresses, names of health care professionals, or names and addresses of facilities where treatment was provided if treatment was provided away from the worksite from the Forms 300 and 301. Establishments with 20 to 249 employees in certain industries will continue to be required to electronically submit information from their OSHA Form 300A annual summary to OSHA once a year. All establishments with 250 or more employees that are required to keep records under OSHA's injury and illness regulation will also continue to be required to electronically submit information from their Form 300A to OSHA on an annual basis. OSHA is also updating the NAICS codes used in appendix A, which designates the industries required to submit their Form 300A data, and is adding appendix B, which designates the industries required to submit Form 300 and Form 301 data. In addition, establishments will be required to include their company name when making electronic submissions to OSHA. OSHA intends to post some of the data from the annual electronic submissions on a public website after identifying and removing information that could reasonably be expected to identify individuals directly, such as individuals' names and contact information.
Personal Protective Equipment in Construction
Document Number: 2023-15285
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2023-07-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is proposing to revise its personal protective equipment standard in construction to explicitly require that the equipment must fit properly. The agency requests comments regarding the proposed revision.
TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition and Proposed Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
Document Number: 2023-15218
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-19
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of TUV Rheinland of 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. Additionally, OSHA proposes to add one test standard to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards.
Nemko North America, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-15217
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-19
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH): Notice of Meetings
Document Number: 2023-15146
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) will meet August 9, 2023. ACCSH Workgroups will meet on August 10, 2023.
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