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

Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2017-25570
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-28
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces its final decision to expand the scope of recognition for Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc., as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses: Delay of Compliance Date
Document Number: 2017-25392
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This action delays until December 15, 2017, the initial submission deadline for calendar year 2016 data on Form 300A under the rule entitled Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses. The original electronic submission deadline was July 1, 2017. This delay will allow affected entities sufficient time to familiarize themselves with the electronic reporting system, which was not made available until August 1, 2017.
Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Operator Certification Extension
Document Number: 2017-24349
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-09
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is delaying its deadline for employers to ensure that crane operators are certified by one year until November 10, 2018. OSHA is also extending its employer duty to ensure that crane operators are competent to operate a crane safely for the same one-year period.
Standard on the Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout); Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2017-23743
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-11-01
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 Standard on the Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/ Tagout).