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NSF International: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-20162
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-19
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to expand the scope of recognition for NSF International as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
Whistleblower Stakeholder Meeting: Outreach and Training
Document Number: 2023-20126
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is announcing a public meeting to solicit comments and suggestions from stakeholders on its outreach and training efforts in support of the whistleblower laws it enforces.
Modification to the List of Appropriate NRTL Program Test Standards and the Scope of Recognition of Several NRTLs
Document Number: 2023-19713
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-13
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to delete test standards from the Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTL) Program's list of appropriate test standards and modify the scope of recognition of several NRTLs.
Element Materials Technology Portland-Evergreen Inc.: Grant of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-19712
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-13
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to grant recognition to Element Materials Technology PortlandEvergreen, Inc. (EMT), for recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
Hazardous Wastes Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2023-19313
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-07
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Hazardous Wastes Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Standard.
Worker Walkaround Representative Designation Process
Document Number: 2023-18695
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2023-08-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is proposing to amend its Representatives of Employers and Employees regulation to clarify that the representative(s) authorized by employees may be an employee of the employer or a third party; such third-party employee representative(s) may accompany the OSHA Compliance Safety and Health Officer (CSHO) when they are reasonably necessary to aid in the inspection. OSHA is also proposing clarifications of the relevant knowledge, skills, or experience with hazards or conditions in the workplace or similar workplaces, or language skills of third-party representative(s) authorized by employees who may be reasonably necessary to the conduct of a CSHO's physical inspection of the workplace. OSHA has preliminarily determined that the proposed changes will aid OSHA's workplace inspections by better enabling employees to select a representative of their choice to accompany the CSHO during a physical workplace inspection. Employee representation during the inspection is critically important to ensuring OSHA obtains the necessary information about worksite conditions and hazards. The agency requests comments regarding the proposed revisions.
Oregon State Plan; Extension of Final Approval of a State Plan To Cover the Separable Portion of Temporary Labor Camps
Document Number: 2023-18717
Type: Rule
Date: 2023-08-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This document gives notice of final approval of the Oregon State occupational safety and health plan (State Plan) over temporary labor camps under section 18(e) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act). As a result of this affirmative 18(e) determination, the Federal standard and enforcement authority as derived from the OSH Act will no longer apply to temporary labor camps in Oregon. This notification does not affect or disturb any other provisions or standards enforced by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division at temporary labor camps in Oregon pursuant to an authority other than the OSH Act. This notification also does not affect or disturb the previous grant of final approval in 2005 as to all other issues covered by the Oregon State Plan.
Rigging Equipment and Material Handling Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2023-18409
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-28
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in its Standard on Rigging Equipment and Material Handling.
Logging Operations Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2023-18408
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-28
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in its Standard on Logging Operations.
NSF International: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-17528
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-16
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of NSF International, for expansion of the scope of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
UL LLC: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-17534
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-16
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of UL LLC, for expansion of the scope of 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.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-17428
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-15
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc., for expansion of the scope of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-17427
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-15
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 the scope of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
CSA Group Testing & Certification, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-17426
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-15
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of CSA Group Testing & Certification, Inc., for expansion of the scope of 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: 2023-17429
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-15
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of TUV SUD America, Inc., for expansion of the scope of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
Nucor Steel Connecticut Incorporated; Revocation of Permanent Variance
Document Number: 2023-17081
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-09
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the revocation of the April 8, 2016, permanent variance granted to Nucor Steel Connecticut Incorporated (NSCI), from certain provisions of OSHA's standard that regulates the control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout).
Ballard Marine Construction Bay Park Conveyance Tunnel Project; Application for Permanent Variance and Interim Order; Grant of Interim Order; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2023-16669
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-04
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of Ballard Marine Construction for a permanent variance and interim order from provisions of OSHA standards that regulate work in compressed air environments, presents the agency's preliminary finding on Ballard's application, and announces the granting of an interim order. 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 application.
Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH), Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2023-16641
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-04
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) invites interested parties to submit nominations for membership on the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH).
Ethylene Oxide (EtO) Standard Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2023-16565
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-03
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Ethylene Oxide (EtO) Standard.
Applied Research Laboratories of South Florida, LLC; Voluntary Termination of Recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory
Document Number: 2023-16131
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-01
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the voluntary termination of recognition granted to Applied Research Laboratories of South Florida, LLC as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH); Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2023-16132
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-31
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA invites interested persons to submit nominations for membership on the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH).
Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition and Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
Document Number: 2023-15671
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to expand the scope of recognition for Intertek Testing Service NA, Inc., as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL). Additionally, OSHA announces the final decision to add one test standard to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards.
National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH); Notice of Membership Appointments
Document Number: 2023-15670
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
On June 30, 2023, the Acting Secretary of Labor appointed six members to serve on the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH).
Element Materials Technology Portland-Evergreen Inc.: Application for Recognition
Document Number: 2023-15669
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of Element Materials Technology PortlandEvergreen, Inc. (EMT), for recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the agency's preliminary finding to grant this recognition.
Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses
Document Number: 2023-15091
Type: Rule
Date: 2023-07-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is amending its occupational injury and illness recordkeeping regulation to require certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness information to OSHA that employers are already required to keep under the recordkeeping regulation. Specifically, OSHA is amending its regulation to require establishments with 100 or more employees in certain designated industries to electronically submit information from their OSHA Forms 300 and 301 to OSHA once a year. OSHA will not collect employee names or addresses, names of health care professionals, or names and addresses of facilities where treatment was provided if treatment was provided away from the worksite from the Forms 300 and 301. Establishments with 20 to 249 employees in certain industries will continue to be required to electronically submit information from their OSHA Form 300A annual summary to OSHA once a year. All establishments with 250 or more employees that are required to keep records under OSHA's injury and illness regulation will also continue to be required to electronically submit information from their Form 300A to OSHA on an annual basis. OSHA is also updating the NAICS codes used in appendix A, which designates the industries required to submit their Form 300A data, and is adding appendix B, which designates the industries required to submit Form 300 and Form 301 data. In addition, establishments will be required to include their company name when making electronic submissions to OSHA. OSHA intends to post some of the data from the annual electronic submissions on a public website after identifying and removing information that could reasonably be expected to identify individuals directly, such as individuals' names and contact information.
Personal Protective Equipment in Construction
Document Number: 2023-15285
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2023-07-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is proposing to revise its personal protective equipment standard in construction to explicitly require that the equipment must fit properly. The agency requests comments regarding the proposed revision.
TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition and Proposed Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
Document Number: 2023-15218
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-19
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc., for expansion of the scope of recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the agency's preliminary finding to grant the application. Additionally, OSHA proposes to add one test standard to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards.
Nemko North America, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-15217
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-19
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH): Notice of Meetings
Document Number: 2023-15146
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) will meet August 9, 2023. ACCSH Workgroups will meet on August 10, 2023.
Proposed Modification to the List of Appropriate NRTL Program Test Standards and the Scope of Recognition of Several NRTLs
Document Number: 2023-14805
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-12
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA proposes to delete test standards from the Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTL) Program's list of appropriate test standards and modify the scope of recognition of several NRTLs.
The Formaldehyde Standard Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2023-13694
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-28
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Formaldehyde Standard.
Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2023-12393
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-12
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records.
Crawler, Locomotive, and Truck Cranes Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2023-12394
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-09
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in its Standard on Crawler, Locomotive, and Truck Cranes.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration Conflict of Interest (COI) and Disclosure Form; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2023-12208
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning its request to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of information collection. Regarding the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Conflict of Interest (COI) and Disclosure Form.
Nemko North America, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-12153
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-07
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of Nemko North America, Inc., for expansion of the recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the agency's preliminary finding to grant the application.
Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH); Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2023-12152
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-07
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Federal Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH) will meet July 13, 2023.
The Standard on Presence Sensing Device Initiation (PSDI); Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2023-11254
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Standard on Presence Sensing Device Initiation (PSDI).
The Construction Fall Protection Systems Criteria, Practices, and Training Requirements Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2023-11253
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Construction Fall Protection Systems Criteria, Practices, and Training Requirements Standard.
Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)
Document Number: 2023-11248
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
On May 5, 2023, the Acting Secretary appointed 15 members to serve on the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH).
Preparations for the 44th Session of the UN Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS)
Document Number: 2023-10983
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This notice is to advise interested persons that OSHA will conduct a hybrid public meeting on June 21, 2023, in advance of the 44th session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS) to be held as an in-person meeting July 10-12, 2023, in Geneva, Switzerland. OSHA, along with the U.S. Interagency Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) 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.
Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.: Applications for Expansion of Recognition and Proposed Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
Document Number: 2023-10985
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the applications of Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc., for expansion of the recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the agency's preliminary finding to grant the applications. Additionally, OSHA proposes to add one test standard to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards.
Susan Harwood Training Grant Program, FY 2023; Availability of Funds and Funding Opportunity Announcements
Document Number: 2023-10882
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-23
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
This notice announces availability of $12,787,000 for Susan Harwood Training Grant Program grants. Three separate funding opportunity announcements are available for Targeted Topic Training grants, Training and Educational Materials Development grants, and two types of new Capacity Building grants: Capacity Building Pilot and Capacity Building Developmental grants.
The Manlifts Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
Document Number: 2023-10567
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Manlifts Standard.
Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
Document Number: 2023-09762
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-09
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
UL LLC: Grant of Expansion of Recognition and Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
Document Number: 2023-09761
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-09
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to expand the scope of recognition for UL LLC, as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL). Additionally, OSHA announces the final decision to add one test standard to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards.
Traylor Bros., Inc.; Application for Modification of Permanent Variance and Interim Order; Grant of Interim Order
Document Number: 2023-09118
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-01
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces an application for modification of a permanent variance and for an interim order submitted by Traylor Bros., Inc. (Traylor). The application seeks to modify a permanent variance relating to work in compressed-air environments previously granted to Traylor to add Traylor-Sundt Joint Venture (SUNDTJV) as an additional employer and to add the Integrated Pipeline Tunnel Project. Traylor also requests an interim order to be effective until OSHA issues a final decision on the application. This notice presents the agency's preliminary findings on Traylor's application and announces the granting of an interim order. OSHA invites the public to submit comments on the variance modification application to assist the agency in determining whether to grant the applicant a modified permanent variance based on the conditions specified in this application.
National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH): Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2023-08902
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) will meet Wednesday, May 31, 2023, in a hybrid format. Committee members will meet in person; the public is invited to participate either in person or virtually via WebEx.
Maritime Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH); Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2023-08694
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Maritime Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH) will meet on May 23 and 24, 2023, in a hybrid format. Committee members will meet in person, while the public is invited to participate either in person or virtually via WebEx.
Asbestos in General Industries Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements; Correction
Document Number: 2023-08592
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a document in the Federal Register on April 3, 2023 soliciting public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements specified in the regulation on Asbestos in General Industries Standard. The document contained incorrect docket numbers. This notice corrects these errors.
Maritime Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
Document Number: 2023-08314
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
On March 7, 2023, the Secretary appointed 15 members and a Special Agency Liaison to serve on the Maritime Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH) for a two-year term from April 13, 2023-April 13, 2025.
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