Occupational Safety and Health Administration August 30, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Operator Certification Extension
Document Number: 2017-18441
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Under OSHA's standard for cranes and derricks used in construction work, crane operators are to be certified by November 10, 2017. Until that date, employers also have duties under the standard to ensure that crane operators are trained and competent to operate the crane safely. The Agency delayed the deadline for operator certification by three years to November 10, 2017, and extended the existing employer duties for the same period. The Agency is proposing to delay the deadline and extend the existing employer duty to ensure that operators of equipment covered by this standard are competent to operate the equipment safely for one year to November 17, 2018.
Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2017-18428
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc. for expansion of its recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
Voluntary Protection Programs Information; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2017-18427
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-30
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 Voluntary Protection Programs Information.