Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Occupational Exposure to Beryllium
Document Number: 2015-32764
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-12-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is scheduling an informal public hearing on its proposed rule ``Occupational Exposure to Beryllium and Beryllium Compounds.'' The proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on August 7, 2015 and the 90-day public comment period ended on November 5, 2015. This document describes the procedures that will govern this hearing.
Streamlining of Provisions on State Plans for Occupational Safety and Health
Document Number: 2015-31878
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-12-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
On August 18, 2015 OSHA published in the Federal Register a direct final rule that streamlined provisions on State Plans. OSHA stated in that document that it would withdraw the companion proposed rule and confirm the effective date of the final rule if the Agency received no significant adverse comments on the direct final rule or the proposal. Since OSHA received no comments on the direct final rule or the proposal, the Agency now confirms that the direct final rule became effective as a final rule on October 19, 2015. The proposed rule and the direct final rule also requested comments on the collections of information contained in State Plan regulations under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved those collections of information.
The Standard on 4, 4′-Methylenedianiline (MDA) in Construction; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2015-31753
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-17
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 Standard on 4,4' Methylenedianiline (MDA) in Construction (29 CFR 1926.60).
Hexavalent Chromium Standards; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2015-31752
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-17
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 Hexavalent Chromium Standards for General Industry (29 CFR 1910.1026), Shipyard Employment (29 CFR 1915.1026), and Construction (29 CFR 1926.1126).
The Standard on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Shipyard Employment; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2015-31135
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-10
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 Standard on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Shipyard Employment (29 CFR part 1915, subpart I).
Quality Auditing Institute, Ltd.: Application for Expansion of Recognition and Modification to the List of Appropriate NRTL Program Test Standards
Document Number: 2015-30786
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-07
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of Quality Auditing Institute, Ltd. for expansion of its recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application. Additionally, OSHA proposes to add a new test standard to the NRTL list of appropriate test standards.
Curtis-Strauss LLC: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2015-30785
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-07
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces its final decision to expand the scope of recognition for Curtis-Strauss LLC, as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
Canadian Standards Association: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2015-30784
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-07
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces its final decision to expand the scope of recognition for Canadian Standards Association, as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
TUV SUD America Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2015-30783
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-07
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of TUV SUD America Inc. for expansion of its recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
Nucor Steel Connecticut Incorporated; Application for Permanent Variance and Interim Order; Grant of Interim Order; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2015-30483
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-02
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of Nucor Steel Connecticut Incorporated for a permanent variance and interim order from the provisions of OSHA standards that regulate the control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the permanent variance. OSHA invites the public to submit comments on the variance application to assist the Agency in determining whether to grant the applicant a permanent variance based on the conditions specified in this notice of the application.
QPS Evaluation Services, Inc.: Request for Renewal of Recognition and Applications for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2015-30168
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of QPS Evaluation Services, Inc. (QPS), for renewal of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL). Additionally, this notice announces QPS's applications for expansion of its recognition as an NRTL and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH)
Document Number: 2015-29905
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Secretary of Labor has renewed the FACOSH charter and appointed six individuals to serve on FACOSH.
TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2015-29344
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-17
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces its final decision to expand the scope of recognition for TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc. (TUVRNA), as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of the Office of Management and Budget Control Numbers Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
Document Number: 2015-28762
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-12
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announces that OMB extended its approval for a number of information collection requirements found in sections of 29 CFR parts 1910, 1915, and 1926, and regulations on Safety and Health On-site Consultation Agreements, Recordkeeping and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, and Occupational Safety and Health Act Variances. OSHA sought approval of these requirements under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), and, as required by that Act, is announcing the approval numbers and expiration dates for these requirements.
Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under the National Transit Systems Security Act and the Federal Railroad Safety Act
Document Number: 2015-28040
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-11-09
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This document provides the final text of regulations governing the employee protection provisions of the National Transit Systems Security Act (NTSSA), enacted as Section 1413 of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (9/11 Commission Act), and the Federal Railroad Safety Act (FRSA), as amended by Section 1521 of the 9/11 Commission Act. The 9/11 Commission Act was enacted into law on August 3, 2007. FRSA was amended further in 2008. An interim final rule establishing procedures for these provisions and a request for public comment was published in the Federal Register on August 31, 2010. Ten comments were received. This rule responds to those comments and establishes the final procedures and time frames for the handling of retaliation complaints under NTSSA and FRSA, 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 of Labor's final decision.
Preparations for the 30th Session of the UN Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS)
Document Number: 2015-27821
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-11-02
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This notice is to advise interested persons that on Thursday, November 12, 2015, OSHA will conduct a public meeting to discuss proposals in preparation for the 30th session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS) to be held December 9 to December 11, 2015 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. Members of the Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) will be present to update Canada's status of their GHS policy and procedures. International conference call capability will be available for this portion of the public meeting. Also, on Thursday, November 12, 2015, the Department of Transportation (DOT), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) will conduct a public meeting (See Docket No. PHMSA-2015-0188, Notice No. 15-19) to discuss proposals in preparation for the 48th session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UNSCOE TDG) to be held November 30 to December 9, 2015, in Geneva, Switzerland. During this meeting, PHMSA is also requesting comments relative to potential new work items that may be considered for inclusion in its international agenda. PHMSA will also provide an update on recent actions to enhance transparency and stakeholder interaction through improvements to the international standards portion of its Web site.
National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH)
Document Number: 2015-27605
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-29
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
NACOSH will meet December 2, 2015, in Washington, DC. In conjunction with the committee meeting, the NACOSH Temporary Workers Work Group will meet December 1, 2015.
Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
Document Number: 2015-27525
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-29
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
ACCSH will meet December 2, 2015, in Washington, DC. In conjunction with the ACCSH meeting, ACCSH Workgroups will meet December 1, 2015. OSHA also announces the Assistant Secretary of Labor's request for nominations for membership on ACCSH.
Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee (WPAC)
Document Number: 2015-27136
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
WPAC will meet November 10, 2015, in Washington, DC.
The 1,3-Butadiene Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2015-27065
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-26
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 1,3-Butadiene (BD) Standard (29 CFR 1910.1051).
SGS North America, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2015-25850
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-13
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of SGS North America, Inc. for expansion of its scope of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application. Additionally, OSHA proposes incorporating one new test standard to the NRTL Program's list of appropriate test standards.
Canadian Standards Association: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2015-25401
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-06
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of Canadian Standards Association for expansion of its recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices; Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution; Electrical Protective Equipment; Corrections
Document Number: 2015-25062
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-05
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This document corrects the electrical safety-related work practices standard for general industry and the electric power generation, transmission, and distribution standards for general industry and construction to provide additional clarification regarding the applicability of the standards to certain operations, including some tree trimming work that is performed near (but that is not on or directly associated with) electric power generation, transmission, and distribution installations. This document also corrects minor errors in two minimum approach distance tables in the general industry and construction standards for electric power generation, transmission and distribution work.
The Lead in General Industry Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2015-24345
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-25
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 Lead in General Industry Standard (29 CFR 1910.1025).
Clarification of Employer's Continuing Obligation To Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2015-24319
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-09-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is extending the deadline for submitting comments on the proposed rule: Clarification of Employer's Continuing Obligation To Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness.
Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories; Proposed Revised Fee Schedule and Proposed Adoption of New Application Acceptance and Review Procedures
Document Number: 2015-24107
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA proposes to revise the schedule of fees that the Agency charges to Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTLs) and NRTL applicants. In addition, OSHA proposes to adopt new streamlined procedures for accepting and reviewing applications of organizations seeking to obtain, renew, or expand NRTL recognition.
The Lead in Construction Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2015-24100
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-22
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 Lead in Construction Standard (29 CFR 1926.62).
Curtis-Straus LLC: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2015-24065
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of Curtis- Straus LLC for expansion of its recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
Document Number: 2015-15804
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-29
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This Federal Register notice announces meetings of the full Committee and the workgroups on September 1 and 2, 2015 in Tampa, FL.
OSHA Strategic Partnership Program (OSPP) for Worker Safety and Health
Document Number: 2015-15011
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-19
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to extend the Office of Management Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the OSHA Strategic Partnership Program (OSPP) for Worker Safety and Health.
Executive Order 13650 Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security Webinar: Implementation Updates
Document Number: 2015-15010
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor (DOL), in coordination with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is announcing a Webinar to update stakeholders on action items since the June 6, 2014 release of ``Executive Order [EO] 13650: Actions to Improving Chemical Facility Safety and SecurityA Shared Commitment.''
Blasting and the Use of Explosives; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2015-14294
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-11
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 Standard on Blasting and the Use of Explosives (29 CFR part 1926, subpart U).
The Cadmium in General Industry Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget Approval of Collection of Information (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2015-14293
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-11
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 collection of information requirements contained in the Cadmium in General Industry Standard (29 CFR 1910.1027).
Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH)
Document Number: 2015-14001
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-09
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH) will meet Thursday, July 16, 2015, in Washington, DC. This Federal Register notice also announces the appointment of six individuals to serve on FACOSH.
National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH)
Document Number: 2015-13452
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-03
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
NACOSH will meet June 18, 2015, in Washington, DC. In conjunction with the committee meeting, the NACOSH Temporary Workers Work Group will meet June 17, 2015.
Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
Document Number: 2015-13399
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-03
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA invites interested persons to submit nominations for membership on the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health.
The Asbestos in Shipyards Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2015-12289
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-21
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 Asbestos in Shipyards Standard (29 CFR 1915.1001).
The Cadmium in Construction Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Collection of Information (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2015-12288
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-21
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 collection of information requirements contained in the Cadmium in Construction Standard (29 CFR 1926.1127).
Curtis-Straus LLC: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2015-12287
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of Curtis- Straus LLC for expansion of its recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
Preparations for the 29th Session of the UN Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS)
Document Number: 2015-12268
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This notice is to advise interested persons that on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, OSHA will conduct a public meeting to discuss proposals in preparation for the 29th session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS) to be held June 29 to July 1, 2015 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 10, 2015, the Department of Transportation (DOT), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) will conduct a public meeting (See Docket No. PHMSA-2015-0101, Notice No. 15-6) to discuss proposals in preparation for the 47th session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UNSCOE TDG) to be held June 22 to June 26, 2015, in Geneva, Switzerland. During this meeting, PHMSA is also soliciting comments relative to potential new work items which may be considered for inclusion in its international agenda and feedback on issues that PHMSA may put forward for consideration by the Sub-Committee, such as enhanced recognition of alternative test methods relevant to the classification of corrosive materials (see further discussion under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below). PHMSA will also provide an update on recent actions to enhance transparency and stakeholder interaction through improvements to the international standards portion of its Web site.
Marine Terminals and Longshoring Standards; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2015-12245
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-21
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 Standards on Marine Terminals (29 CFR part 1917) and Longshoring (29 CFR part 1918).
OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Center Prerequisite Verification Form; Request Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2015-12244
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal for completion of a Prerequisite Verification Form for applicants requesting enrollment in Outreach Training Program trainer courses to become an authorized Outreach Training Program trainer and the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Outreach Training Program Requirements (dated February 2013).
Maine State Plan for State and Local Government Employers; Notice of Submission; Proposal To Grant Initial State Plan Approval; Request for Public Comment and Opportunity To Request Public Hearing
Document Number: 2015-12154
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-05-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This document gives notice of the submission by the Maine Department of Labor of a developmental State Plan for occupational safety and health, applicable only to public sector employment (employees of the State and its political subdivisions), for determination of initial approval under Section 18 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (the ``Act''). OSHA is seeking written public comment on whether or not initial State Plan approval should be granted and offers an opportunity to interested persons to request an informal public hearing on the question of initial State Plan approval. Approval of the Maine State and Local Government Only State Plan will be contingent upon a determination that the Plan meets, or will meet within three years, OSHA's Plan approval criteria and the availability of funding as contained in the Department of Labor's Fiscal Year 2015 budget.
1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane (DBCP) Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2015-11896
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-18
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 by the 1,2-Dibromo-3- Chloropropane (DBCP) Standard (29 CFR 1910.1044).
TÜV SÜD America, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2015-10551
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-06
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of TUVAM for expansion of its recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2015-10550
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-06
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces its final decision to expand the scope of recognition for TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc., as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
Nemko-CCL: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2015-10549
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-06
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces its final decision to expand the scope of recognition for CCL, as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
Confined Spaces in Construction
Document Number: 2015-08843
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-05-04
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is adding a new subpart to provide protections to employees working in confined spaces in construction. This new subpart replaces OSHA's one training requirement for confined space work with a comprehensive standard that includes a permit program designed to protect employees from exposure to many hazards associated with work in confined spaces, including atmospheric and physical hazards. The final rule is similar in content and organization to the general industry confined spaces standard, but also incorporates several provisions from the proposed rule to address construction-specific hazards, accounts for advancements in technology, and improves enforceability of the requirements.
Temporary Labor Camps; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2015-09987
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-29
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 contained in the Temporary Labor Camps Standard (29 CFR 1910.142).
Reports of Injuries to Employees Operating Mechanical Power Presses; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of an Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirement
Document Number: 2015-09986
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-29
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirement contained in the Standard on Reports of Injuries to Employees Operating Mechanical Power Presses (29 CFR 1910.217(g)).