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

TÜV SÜD Product Services GmbH: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2014-12138
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of T[Uuml]V S[Uuml]D Product Services GmbH (TUVPSG) for expansion of its recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
Fire Brigades Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2014-12023
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-23
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 Fire Brigades Standard (29 CFR 1910.156).
Tully/OHL USA Joint Venture: Grant of a Permanent Variance
Document Number: 2014-12016
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-23
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA grants a permanent variance to Tully/OHL USA Joint Venture from the provisions of OSHA standards that regulate work in compressed-air environments at 29 CFR 1926.803.
Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory Program; Stakeholder Meeting
Document Number: 2014-12015
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-23
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA invites interested parties to attend an informal stakeholder meeting concerning the Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) Program. The meeting will focus on the following NRTL Program topics: use of the private sector to increase the efficiency of the NRTL Program; certification marks; factory inspections; field inspections; fees; and, at OSHA's discretion and as time permits, other topics raised by participants or OSHA staff. OSHA plans to use the information gathered at this meeting to explore potential updates to NRTL Program policies and regulations.
Addendum to the Memorandum of Understanding With the Department of Energy (August 28, 1992); Oak Ridge, Tennessee Properties
Document Number: 2014-11837
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This is a notice of an addendum to the interagency Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The MOU establishes specific interagency procedures for the transfer of occupational safety and health coverage for privatized facilities, properties, and operations from DOE to OSHA and state agencies acting under state plans approved by OSHA.
Susan Harwood Training Grant Program, FY 2014
Document Number: 2014-11214
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-15
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This notice announces availability of approximately $3.5 million for Susan Harwood Training Program Targeted Topic Training grants in two categories: Targeted Topic Training and Targeted Topic Training and Educational Materials Development. This notice also announces availability of approximately $3.5 million for Susan Harwood Training Program Capacity Building grants in two categories: Capacity Building Developmental and Capacity Building Pilot.
Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee (WPAC)
Document Number: 2014-10921
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-13
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended (5 U.S.C., App. 2), and after consultation with the General Services Administration, the Secretary of Labor is renewing the charter for the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee. The Committee will better enable OSHA to perform its duties under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (the OSH Act) of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 655, 656). Authority to establish this Committee is at Section 11(c) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, 29 U.S.C. 660(c); the Surface Transportation Assistance Act, 49 U.S.C. 31105; the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act, 15 U.S.C. 2651; the International Safe Container Act, 46 U.S.C. 80507; the Safe Drinking Water Act, 42 U.S.C. 300j-9(i); the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, 33 U.S.C. 1367; the Toxic Substances Control Act, 15 U.S.C. 2622; the Solid Waste Disposal Act, 42 U.S.C. 6971; the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7622; the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9610; the Energy Reorganization Act, 42 U.S.C. 5851; the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century, 49 U.S.C. 42121; the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, 18 U.S.C. 1514A; the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act, 49 U.S.C. 60129; the Federal Railroad Safety Act, 49 U.S.C. 20109; the National Transit Systems Security Act, 6 U.S.C. 1142; the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act, 15 U.S.C. 2087; the Affordable Care Act, 29 U.S.C. 218C; the Consumer Financial Protection Act, 12 U.S.C. 5567; the Seaman's Protection Act, 46 U.S.C. 2114; the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, 21 U.S.C. 399d; and the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, 49 U.S.C. 30171. The Committee is diverse and balanced, both in terms of categories of stakeholders (e.g., subject matter experts, labor, management, and state plans), and in the views and interests represented by the members.
Powered Industrial Trucks Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2014-10648
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-09
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 specified in the Powered Industrial Trucks Standard. The information collection requirements address truck design, construction and modification, as well as certification of training and evaluation for truck operators.
MET Laboratories, Inc.; Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2014-10294
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-06
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of MET Laboratories, Inc., for expansion of its recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) under 29 CFR 1910.7, and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
Preparations for the 27th Session of the UN Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS)
Document Number: 2014-10103
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-02
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This notice is to advise interested persons that on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, OSHA will conduct a public meeting to discuss proposals in preparation for the 27th session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS) to be held July 2 to 4, 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland. OSHA, along with the U.S. Interagency GHS (Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals) 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. Also, on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, the Department of Transportation (DOT), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) will conduct a public meeting (See Docket No. PHMSA-2014-0033) to discuss proposals in preparation for the 45th session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UNSCOE TDG) to be held June 23 to July 2, 2014, in Geneva, Switzerland.
Fire Protection in Shipyard Employment Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2014-10045
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-02
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 specified in the Fire Protection in Shipyard Employment Standard (29 CFR part 1915, subpart P).