Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Electrical Reliability Services, Inc. (Formerly Electro-Test, Inc.); Denial of Renewal of Recognition
Document Number: E8-14072
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-23
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This notice announces the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's final decision to deny the renewal of recognition of Electrical Reliability Services, Inc. (formerly Electro-Test, Inc.) (ETI) as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory under 29 CFR 1910.7.
National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH); Announcement of Meeting
Document Number: E8-10995
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-16
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) will meet May 29, 2008, in Washington, DC.
Request for Comments on Proposed Guidance on Workplace Stockpiling of Respirators and Facemasks for Pandemic Influenza
Document Number: E8-10312
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-09
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor is inviting comments on its document entitled ``Proposed Guidance on Workplace Stockpiling of Respirators and Facemasks for Pandemic Influenza'' (Proposed Guidance). The Proposed Guidance is available on OSHA's Web page and through its publications office. Interested persons may submit written or electronic comments on the Proposed Guidance as discussed below.
Announcement of a Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) and ACCSH Work Groups
Document Number: E8-9267
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-29
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
ACCSH will meet May 15-16, 2008, in Washington, DC. ACCSH Work Groups will meet May 13-14, 2008.
Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E8-9045
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (``MACOSH'' or ``Committee'') was established to advise the Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA on issues relating to occupational safety and health in the maritime industries. The purpose of this Federal Register notice is to announce the MACOSH and workgroup meetings scheduled for May 20-21, 2008.
Methylene Chloride Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: E8-8879
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comment concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirements specified by the Methylene Chloride Standard (Sec. 1910.1052).
Confined Spaces in Construction
Document Number: E8-8460
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is convening an informal public hearing to receive testimony and documentary evidence on the proposed rule for Confined Spaces in Construction.
Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories; Proposed Satellite Notification and Acceptance Program
Document Number: E8-8430
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requests comment on a new segment being proposed under its Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) Program. This segment is called the Satellite Notification and Acceptance Program, and participation by NRTLs in the program is voluntary. The description for this program specifies the criteria and conditions under which any NRTL may control and audit certain facilities in order to perform particular functions at those facilities.
Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: E8-7785
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comment concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirements specified by the Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories Standard (Sec. 1910.1450).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Announcement of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Numbers Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
Document Number: E8-7783
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announces that OMB has extended its approval for a number of information collection requirements found in sections of 29 CFR parts 1910, 1915, and 1926. OSHA sought approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA-95), and, as required by that Act, is announcing the approval numbers and expiration dates for those requirements.
Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH)
Document Number: E8-6244
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH) will meet April 10, 2008, in Washington, DC.
Susan Harwood Training Grant Program, FY 2008
Document Number: E8-6108
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) awards funds to nonprofit organizations to provide training and educational programs for employers and employees about safety and health topics selected by OSHA. Nonprofit organizations, including community-based and faith-based organizations, that are not an agency of a State or local government are eligible to apply. Additionally, State or local government-supported institutions of higher education are eligible to apply in accordance with 29 CFR part 95. This notice announces grant availability for Susan Harwood Training Program grants. All information and forms needed to apply for this funding opportunity are published as part of this SGA or are available on the Grants.gov site.
Agency Information Collection Activity; Announcement of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Number Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
Document Number: E8-5989
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announces that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has extended its approval of a collection of information regarding occupational injuries and illnesses. OSHA sought approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA-95), and, as required by that Act, is announcing the approval number and expiration date for this requirement.
Respiratory Protection Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: E8-5837
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comment concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirements specified by the Respiratory Protection Standard (29 CFR 1910.134).
Updating OSHA Standards Based on National Consensus Standards
Document Number: E8-5120
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-03-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is confirming the effective date of its direct final rule that revises a number of standards for general industry that refer to national consensus standards. The direct final rule states that it would become effective on March 13, 2008 unless OSHA receives significant adverse comment on these revisions by January 14, 2008. OSHA received no adverse comments by that date and, therefore, is confirming that the rule will become effective on March 13, 2008.
Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health; Notice of Meeting Postponement
Document Number: E8-4881
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-12
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is postponing the MACOSH meeting and the workgroup meetings originally scheduled for March 18-20, 2008, at the Wyndham Greenspoint Hotel, 12400 Greenspoint Drive, Houston, TX 77060. OSHA is planning to hold another MACOSH meeting in the coming months and will publish a notice of the rescheduled meeting in the Federal Register when arrangements for that meeting are completed.
Powered Industrial Trucks Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: E8-4478
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-07
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits comments concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirements contained in the Powered Industrial Truck Standard (29 CFR 1910.178). The information collection requirements addresses truck design, construction, and modification, as well as certification of training and evaluation for truck operators.
Applied Research Laboratories, Inc.; Revocation of Recognition
Document Number: E8-3324
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This notice announces the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's decision to revoke the recognition of Applied Research Laboratories, Inc., (ARL) as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory under 29 CFR 1910.7.
Voluntary Protection Program Application Information; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: E8-3153
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comment concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirements contained in the Voluntary Protection Programs.
Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E8-2673
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (``MACOSH'' or ``Committee'') was established to advise the Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA on issues relating to occupational safety and health in the maritime industries. The purpose of this Federal Register notice is to announce the MACOSH and workgroup meetings scheduled for March 18 to 20, 2008.
Subpart A (“General Provisions”) and Subpart B (“Confined and Enclosed Spaces and Other Dangerous Atmospheres in Shipyard Employment”) (29 CFR part 1915); Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: E8-2672
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comment concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirements specified in its subparts entitled Subpart A (``General Provisions'') and Subpart B (``Confined and Enclosed Spaces and Other Dangerous Atmospheres in Shipyard Employment'') (29 CFR part 1915).
Subpart R (“Steel Erection”); Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: E8-2671
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comment concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirements specified in 29 CFR part 1926, subpart R (``Steel Erection'').
Requests Nominations for Employer, Employee and Public Representatives To Serve on the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
Document Number: E8-2625
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-13
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Secretary of Labor invites interested parties to submit nominations, and materials in support of nominations, for membership on ACCSH.
Design of Cave-in Protection Systems; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: E8-2624
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-13
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits comments concerning its request for an extension of the information collection requirements contained in 29 CFR 1926.652, Requirements for Protective Systems.
TUV America, Inc.; Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: E8-2200
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-07
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This notice announces the application of TUV America, Inc., (TUVAM) for expansion of its recognition and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant this request. This preliminary finding does not constitute an interim or temporary approval of this application.
SGS U.S. Testing Company, Inc.; Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: E8-2199
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-07
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This notice announces the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's final decision expanding the recognition of SGS U.S. Testing Company, Inc., (SGSUS) as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory under 29 CFR 1910.7.
Standard on Commercial Diving Operations; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: E8-2061
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-05
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comment concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirements specified in its Standard on Commercial Diving Operations (29 CFR part 1910, subpart T).
Grain Handling Facilities; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: E8-2060
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-05
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comment concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Standard on Grain Handling Facilities (29 CFR 1910.272).
National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH)
Document Number: E8-1582
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health invites interested parties to submit nominations for membership on NACOSH and announces the appointment of new NACOSH members.
Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.; Application Expansion of Recognition; Voluntary Termination of Entela, Inc., Recognition
Document Number: E8-1382
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-28
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This notice announces the application of Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc., (ITSNA) for expansion of its recognition and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant this request. This preliminary finding does not constitute an interim or temporary approval of this application. This notice also announces the voluntary termination of recognition of Entela, Inc. (ENT), which was purchased by ITSNA's parent company and is now affiliated with ITSNA.
Confined Spaces in Construction
Document Number: E8-1081
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-01-23
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
On November 28, 2007, OSHA published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) titled ``Confined Spaces in Construction.'' The period for submitting written comments is being extended 30 days to allow parties affected by the rule more time to review the proposed rule and collect information and data necessary for comments.
Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
Document Number: E8-886
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
On December 10, 2007, OSHA published a Federal Register notice inviting interested parties to submit nominations for membership on FACOSH. In that notice, OSHA set a submission deadline of January 9, 2008. OSHA is reopening the record to allow additional time for interested parties to submit nominations.
Regulatory Flexibility Act Review of the Methylene Chloride Standard
Document Number: E8-62
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-01-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is reopening the comment period for its review of the Methylene Chloride Standard under Section 610 of the Regulatory Flexibility Act and Section 5 of Executive Order 12866 on Regulatory Planning and Review.
MET Laboratories, Inc.; Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: E7-25612
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-04
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This notice announces the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's final decision expanding the recognition of MET Laboratories, Inc., (MET) as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory under 29 CFR 1910.7.