Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Applied Research Laboratories of South Florida, LLC: Grant of Recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory
Document Number: 2018-08598
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces its final decision to grant recognition to Applied Research Laboratories of South Florida, LLC, as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.: Applications for Expansion of Recognition and Proposed Modification To Update the Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
Document Number: 2018-08256
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the applications of Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., for expansion of its scope of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the applications. Additionally, OSHA proposes to add twenty-two test standards to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards.
Modification to the List of Appropriate NRTL Program Test Standards and the Scopes of Recognition of Several NRTLs
Document Number: 2018-08255
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces its final decision to: (1) Delete a test standard from the NRTL Program's list of appropriate test standards; and (2) update the scopes of recognition of several NRTLs.
Blasting and the Use of Explosives; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork Requirements)
Document Number: 2018-08236
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-19
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.
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) Requirements
Document Number: 2018-08222
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-19
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.
Bloodborne Pathogens Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2018-08122
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-18
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 Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.
Safety and Health Regulations for Construction
Document Number: 2018-07530
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-04-11
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Shipyard Employment Standards; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2018-07419
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-11
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 Shipyard Employment Standards of Subpart GGear and Equipment for Rigging and Materials Handling and Subpart KPortable, Unfired Pressure Vessels, Drums and Containers, Other than Ship's Equipment. The purpose of the collection of information (paperwork) provisions of the Standards is to reduce workers' risk of death or serious injury by ensuring that equipment has been tested and is in safe operating condition.
On-Site Consultation Programs; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2018-06526
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-30
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 regulations addressing On-Site Consultation Programs.
Variance Regulations; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2018-06525
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to obtain OMB approval for the information collection requirements contained in the Standards on Variance and Other Relief Under Sections 6(b)(6)(A) and 6(b)(6)(C); Variances and Other Relief Under Section 6(d); and Limitation, Variations, Tolerances or Exemptions Under Section 16 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act). These statutory and regulatory provisions specify the requirements for submitting applications to OSHA for Temporary, Experimental, Permanent, and National Defense Variances.
Methylene Chloride Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2018-05439
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-19
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 Methylene Chloride Standard (the Standard).
Vinyl Chloride
Document Number: 2018-05312
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-03-15
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
MET Laboratories, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2018-04746
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-09
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces its final decision to expand the scope of recognition for MET Laboratories, Inc., as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
Acrylonitrile Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2018-04685
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-08
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 by the Acrylonitrile Standard.
Occupational Exposure to Beryllium
Document Number: 2018-04579
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-03-07
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This rule is a technical amendment announcing that OMB has approved the collection of information contained in OSHA's standards for Occupational Exposure to Beryllium and Beryllium Compounds in General Industry, and revising OSHA's regulations to reflect that approval. The OMB approval number is 1218-0267.
Proposed Modification to the List of Appropriate NRTL Program Test Standards and the Scopes of Recognition of Several NRTLs
Document Number: 2018-03714
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-23
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA proposes to: (1) Delete a test standard from the NRTL Program's list of appropriate test standards; and (2) update the scopes of recognition of several NRTLs.
Applied Research Laboratories of South Florida, LLC: Application for Recognition
Document Number: 2018-03713
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-23
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of Applied Research Laboratories of South Florida, LLC, for recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant this recognition.
The Vinyl Chloride Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2018-03623
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-22
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 specified in the Vinyl Chloride Standard.
Standard on Confined Spaces in Construction; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2018-03571
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-22
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 Confined Spaces in Construction Standard.
MET Laboratories, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition and Proposed Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
Document Number: 2018-03529
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-21
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) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application. Additionally, OSHA proposes to add a new test standard to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards.
Vehicle-Mounted Elevating and Rotating Work Platforms (Aerial Lifts); Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2018-03371
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-20
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 Standard on Vehicle-Mounted Elevating and Rotating Work Platforms (Aerial Lifts). The purpose of the requirements is to reduce workers' risk of death or serious injury by ensuring that aerial lifts are in safe operating condition.
MET Laboratories, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition and Proposed Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
Document Number: 2018-02563
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-02-09
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) and presents the Agency's preliminary finding to grant the application. Additionally, OSHA proposes to add two new test standards to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards.
Vertical Tandem Lifts (VTLs) for Marine Terminals; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2018-00973
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-22
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 specified in the Vertical Tandem Lifts (VTLs) for Marine Terminals.
Respiratory Protection Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2018-00731
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-18
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 by the Respiratory Protection Standard.
Slings; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2018-00705
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-17
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 Slings Standard. The collection of information (paperwork) provisions of the Standard specify affixing identification tags or markings to slings, developing and maintaining inspection records, and retaining proof-testing certificates.
Coke Oven Emissions Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2018-00704
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-17
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 by the Coke Oven Emissions Standard.
Electrical Standards for Construction and General Industry; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of the Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2018-00703
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-17
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its request for an extension of the information collection requirements contained in the Electrical Standards for Construction and for General Industry. The Standards address safety procedures for installation and maintenance of electric utilization equipment that prevent death and serious injuries among construction and general industry workers in the workplace caused by electrical hazards.
National Fall Safety Stand-Down To Prevent Falls in Construction; Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2018-00394
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-12
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its proposal to the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the National Fall Safety Stand- Down to Prevent Falls in Construction.
Cotton Dust Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2018-00393
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-12
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 Cotton Dust Standard.
Telecommunications; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2018-00392
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-12
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 its Telecommunications Standard.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Numbers Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
Document Number: 2018-00391
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-12
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 a number of OSHA's standards and regulations. OSHA sought approval of these requirements under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), and, as required by that Act, is announcing the approval numbers and expiration dates for these requirements and regulations.
Department of Labor Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Annual Adjustments for 2018
Document Number: 2017-28224
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-02
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, Mine Safety and Health Administration, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Office of the Secretary, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The U.S. Department of Labor (Department) is publishing this final rule to adjust for inflation the civil monetary penalties assessed or enforced in its regulations, pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (Inflation Adjustment Act). The Inflation Adjustment Act requires the Department to annually adjust its civil money penalty levels for inflation no later than January 15 of each year. The Inflation Adjustment Act provides that agencies shall adjust civil monetary penalties notwithstanding Section 553 of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). Additionally, the Inflation Adjustment Act provides a cost- of-living formula for adjustment of the civil penalties. Accordingly, this final rule sets forth the Department's 2018 annual adjustments for inflation to its civil monetary penalties.