Occupational Safety and Health Administration March 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Occupational Exposure to Beryllium; Further Delay of Effective Date
Document Number: 2017-05569
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
On January 9, 2017, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a rule entitled ``Occupational Exposure to Beryllium'' with an effective date of March 10, 2017 (``Beryllium Final Rule''). OSHA subsequently delayed the effective date of the Beryllium Final Rule to March 21, 2017 (February 1, 2017) and proposed to further delay the effective date to May 20, 2017 (March 2, 2017). This action finalizes that proposal. The additional time will allow OSHA the opportunity for further review of the new Beryllium Final Rule, including review of concerns that commenters raised, and is consistent with the memorandum of January 20, 2017, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review.''
SGS North America, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2017-05190
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-15
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 recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials EGS: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2017-05182
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-15
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials EGS (IAPMO) for expansion of its recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
TUV SUD America Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2017-04690
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-09
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) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
Logging Operations Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of the Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2017-04688
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-09
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 contained in the Logging Operations Standard.
Occupational Exposure to Beryllium: Proposed Delay of Effective Date
Document Number: 2017-04040
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-02
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In accordance with the Presidential directive as expressed in the memorandum of January 20, 2017, from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled ``Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,'' this action proposes, following a brief 10-day comment period, to further temporarily delay until May 20, 2017 the effective date of the rule entitled Occupational Exposure to Beryllium, published in the Federal Register on January 9, 2017 (82 FR 2470). The current effective date is March 21, 2017. This additional delay will allow OSHA officials the opportunity for further review and consideration of the new regulations.