Occupational Safety and Health Administration November 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Collection of Information Requirement Related to Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under the Employee Protection Provision of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982
Document Number: 2010-29415
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-11-23
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is informing the public of a collection of information requirement contained in the Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under the Employee Protection Provision of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 interim final rule, published August 31, 2010. This clarification notice informs the public about the means by which to comment on this collection of information requirement prior to OSHA's submission of an information collection request (ICR) extension to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Collection of Information Requirement Related to Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under the National Transit Systems Security Act and the Federal Railroad Safety Act
Document Number: 2010-29414
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-11-23
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is informing the public of a collection of information requirement contained in the Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under the National Transit Systems Security Act and the Federal Railroad Safety Act interim final rule, published August 31, 2010. This clarification notice informs the public about the means by which to comment on this collection of information requirement prior to OSHA's submission of an information collection request (ICR) extension to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Collection of Information Requirement Related to Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under Section 219 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008
Document Number: 2010-29412
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-11-23
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is informing the public of a collection of information requirement contained in the Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under Section 219 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 interim final rule, published August 31, 2010. This clarification notice informs the public about the means by which to comment on this collection of information requirement prior to OSHA's submission of an information collection request (ICR) extension to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
TUV Rheinland PTL, LLC; Application for Recognition
Document Number: 2010-29127
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This notice announces the application of TUV Rheinland PTL, LLC, for recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory, and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant this recognition.
Storage and Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2010-29126
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Storage and Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia Standard (29 CFR 1910.111). Paragraphs (b)(3) and (b)(4) of the Standard have paperwork requirements that apply to nonrefrigerated containers and systems and to refrigerated containers, respectively; employers use these containers and systems to store and transfer anhydrous ammonia in the workplace.
QPS Evaluation Services Inc.; Application for Recognition
Document Number: 2010-29125
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This notice announces the application of QPS Evaluation Services Inc. for recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory, and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant this recognition.
Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)
Document Number: 2010-29124
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
ACCSH will meet December 9 and 10, 2010 in Washington, DC. In conjunction with the ACCSH meeting, ACCSH Work Groups will meet December 7 and 8, 2010.
Preparations for December UN Meetings on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
Document Number: 2010-28546
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-12
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA invites interested parties to participate in an open, informal public meeting to discuss proposals in preparation for the 20th session of the United Nations Subcommittee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS). The UNSCEGHS meeting will be held December 7-9, 2010, in Geneva, Switzerland. OSHA, along with the U.S. Interagency 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.
Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems)
Document Number: 2010-28544
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-11-12
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is convening an informal public hearing to receive testimony and documentary evidence on the Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems) proposed rule (29 CFR part 1910, subparts D and I), published on May 24, 2010 (73 FR 28862).
Cranes and Derricks in Construction; Approval of Information Collection Requirements
Document Number: 2010-27947
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-11-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
On August 9, 2010, OSHA published a final rule revising the Cranes and Derricks Standard and related sections of the Construction Standard to update and specify industry work practices necessary to protect employees during the use of cranes and derricks in construction. That final standard also addressed advances in the designs of cranes and derricks, related hazards, and the qualifications of employees needed to operate them safely. Those requirements contained information collection requirements for which approval was needed from the Office of Management and Budget. This document announces that OMB has approved those collection of information requirements and makes the appropriate regulatory change to reflect that approval. The OMB approval number is 1218-0261.
Gear Certification Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2010-27946
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-05
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Gear Certification Standard (29 CFR part 1919).