Occupational Safety and Health Administration February 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

SGS International, Inc.: Request for Renewal of Recognition
Document Number: 2014-03923
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces SGS North America, Inc.'s (SGS), application containing a request for renewal of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) under 29 CFR 1910.7.
MET Laboratories, Inc.: Request for Renewal of Recognition
Document Number: 2014-03920
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces MET Laboratories, Inc.'s (MET), application containing a request for renewal of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) under 29 CFR 1910.7.
Southwest Research Institute: Request for Renewal of Recognition
Document Number: 2014-03919
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces Southwest Research Institute's (SWRI) application containing a request for renewal of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) under 29 CFR 1910.7.
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.: Request for Renewal of Recognition
Document Number: 2014-03918
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL), application containing a request for renewal of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) under 29 CFR 1910.7.
TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc.: Request for Renewal of Recognition
Document Number: 2014-03868
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc. (TUVRNA), application containing a request for renewal of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) under 29 CFR 1910.7.
Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.: Request for Renewal of Recognition
Document Number: 2014-03867
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc. (ITSNA), application containing a request for renewal of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) under 29 CFR 1910.7.
Factory Mutual Approvals LLC: Request for Renewal of Recognition
Document Number: 2014-03866
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces Factory Mutual Approvals LLC's (FM) application containing a request for renewal of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) under 29 CFR 1910.7.
Communication Certification Laboratory: Request for Renewal of Recognition
Document Number: 2014-03865
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces Communication Certification Laboratory's (CCL) application containing a request for renewal of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) under 29 CFR 1910.7.
Canadian Standards Association: Request for Renewal of Recognition
Document Number: 2014-03864
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the Canadian Standards Association's (CSA) application containing a request for renewal of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) under 29 CFR 1910.7.
Recordkeeping and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2014-03595
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-20
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 of the information collection requirements contained in the regulation on Recordkeeping and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (29 CFR part 1904).
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: 2014-03462
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-18
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 its Standard on Powered Platforms for Building Maintenance (29 CFR 1910.66).
Hawaii State Plan for Occupational Safety and Health; Operational Status Agreement Revisions
Document Number: 2014-03286
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-02-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This document announces revisions to the Operational Status Agreement between the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Hawaii State Plan, which specifies the respective areas of federal and state authority, and under which Hawaii will reassume additional coverage.
Procedures for Handling Retaliation Complaints Under Section 402 of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
Document Number: 2014-03164
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-02-13
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This document provides the interim final regulations governing the employee protection (whistleblower) provision found at section 402 of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which added section 1012 to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. This interim rule establishes procedures and time frames for the handling of retaliation complaints under FSMA, including procedures and time frames for employee complaints to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), investigations by OSHA, appeals of OSHA determinations to an administrative law judge (ALJ) for a hearing de novo, hearings by ALJs, review of ALJ decisions by the Administrative Review Board (ARB) (acting on behalf of the Secretary of Labor), and judicial review of the Secretary's final decision.
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: 2014-03123
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-13
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a document in the Federal Register on January 24, 2014 (79 FR 4180), soliciting public comments concerning its proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the OSHA-7 Form. The document contained an incorrect docket number. This notice corrects the docket number.
Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Operator Certification
Document Number: 2014-02579
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-02-10
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
On August 9, 2010, OSHA issued a final standard establishing requirements for cranes and derricks used in construction work. The standard requires employers to ensure that crane operators are certified by November 10, 2014. Until that date, employers also have added duties under the standard to ensure that crane operators are trained and competent to operate the crane safely. The Agency is proposing to extend the deadline for operator certification by three years to November 10, 2017, and to extend the existing employer duties for the same period.
Grain Handling Facilities; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2014-02666
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-07
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 of the information collection requirements contained in the Standard on Grain Handling Facilities (29 CFR 1910.272).
Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
Document Number: 2014-02262
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-04
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
On April 12, 2013, the Acting Secretary of Labor announced, the reestablishment of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH). On January 16, 2014, he selected 15 members and a Special Agency Liaison to serve on the Committee. The Committee is diverse and balanced, both in terms of segments of the maritime industry represented (e.g., shipyard employment, longshoring, and marine terminal industries), and in the views and interests represented by the members. The MACOSH charter was signed on May 6, 2013, and will expire after two years on May 6, 2015.