OSHA Seeks Comments On Standards Improvement Project

Dec. 24, 2006
Deadline is Feb. 20.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is giving you the opportunity to share your thoughts on phase three of its Standards Improvement Project, the third in a series of rulemaking actions the agency says are intended to streamline standards and reduce regulatory burdens. Notice of the proposed rulemaking was published in the Federal Register on Dec. 21, 2006. Comments will be accepted until Feb. 20.

OSHA is considering revisions to 11 standards and also is asking for comments on updating medical testing and industrial hygiene sampling requirements in the various health standards. The agency also is considering methods to improve the consistency of training requirements for health and safety standards.

Comments can be submitted electronically at www.regulations.gov.

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