Occupational Safety and Health Administration June 22, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Updating OSHA Standards Based on National Consensus Standards; Head Protection
Document Number: 2012-15031
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-06-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is proposing to revise the personal protective equipment (PPE) sections of its general industry, shipyard employment, longshoring, and marine terminals standards regarding requirements for head protection. OSHA is updating the references in its standards to recognize the 2009 edition of the American National Standard for Industrial Head Protection, and is deleting the 1986 edition of that national consensus standard because it is out of date. OSHA also is including the construction industry in this rulemaking to ensure consistency among the Agency's standards. OSHA is publishing a direct final rule in today's Federal Register taking this same action.
Updating OSHA Standards Based on National Consensus Standards; Head Protection
Document Number: 2012-15030
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is issuing this direct final rule to revise the personal protective equipment (PPE) sections of its general industry, shipyard employment, longshoring, and marine terminals standards regarding requirements for head protection. OSHA is updating the references in its standards to recognize the 2009 edition of the American National Standard for Industrial Head Protection, and is deleting the 1986 edition of that national consensus standard because it is out of date. OSHA also is including the construction industry in this rulemaking to ensure consistency among the Agency's standards. OSHA is publishing a proposed rule in today's Federal Register taking this same action.