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  • Introduction to the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions-Fall 2016

    Publication of the Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions and the Regulatory Plan represent key components of the regulatory planning mechanism prescribed in Executive Order 12866, ``Regulatory Planning and Review'' (58 FR 51735) and incorporated in Executive Order 13563, ``Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review'' issued on January 18, 2011 (76 FR 3821). The fall editions of...

    ... identified by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes. ... Diseases. 35.............. Mammography Quality ...87.............. Occupational Exposure to 1218-AB76 Final ... (PEL) to beryllium by the United Steel Workers (formerly the Paper Allied-. ... and Electrical Signals; 332111 Iron and Steel Forging; 331210 Iron and ...

  • Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is amending its existing standards for . OSHA has determined that employees exposed to respirable crystalline silica at the previous permissible exposure limits face a significant risk of material impairment to their health. The evidence in the record for this rulemaking indicates that workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica are at

    ... and other non-malignant respiratory diseases, lung cancer, and kidney disease. This final rule ... two separate standards--one for general industry and maritime, and the other for construction--in ...at 656; see also United Steelworkers of Am., AFL-CIO-CLC v. Marshall, 647 F.2d 1189, ...2009)); see also Am. Iron & Steel Inst. v. OSHA, 577 F.2d 825, 833 (3d Cir. ...

  • Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) proposes to amend its existing standards for . The basis for issuance of this proposal is a preliminary determination by the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health that employees exposed to respirable crystalline silica face a significant risk to their health at the current permissible exposure limits and that...

    ... regulatory texts--one for general industry and maritime, and the other for construction--in ...related diseases assuming exposure over a working lifetime at the ... 1979) (cotton dust standard); United Steelworkers v. Marshall, 647 F.2d 1189 (D.C. Cir. 1980), ...1984) (arsenic standard); Am. Iron & Steel v. OSHA, 182 F.3d 1261 (11th Cir. 1999) ...

  • Incorporating occupational risk in heat stress vulnerability mapping.

    ... recently added to the list of notifiable diseases required to be reported to the health department ...North American Industry Classification System industries with the highest ...

  • Lowering Miners' Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust, Including Continuous Personal Dust Monitors

    The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is revising the Agency's existing standards on miners' occupational exposure to respirable coal mine dust in order to: Lower the existing exposure limits; provide for full-shift sampling; redefine the term ``normal production shift''; and add reexamination and decertification requirements for persons certified to sample for dust, and maintain and...

    ... standards on miners' occupational exposure to respirable coal mine dust ... coal mine dust causes lung diseases that can lead to permanent disability ... suggested that MSHA, NIOSH, industry, and labor conduct a nationwide study ... that coal high in bioavailable iron (BAI) is associated with the highest ... at 957 (quoting American Iron & Steel Inst. v. OSHA, 939 F.2d 975, 980 (D.C. ...

  • Occupational Exposure to Beryllium and Beryllium Compounds

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) proposes to amend its existing exposure limits for occupational exposure in general industry to beryllium and beryllium compounds and promulgate a substance-specific standard for general industry regulating . This document proposes a new permissible exposure limit (PEL), as well as ancillary provisions for employee protection such as...

    ... for occupational exposure in general industry to beryllium and beryllium compounds and ... assessed the risk of beryllium-related diseases at the current TWA PEL, the proposed TWA PEL and ... manufacturing industry and the Steelworkers Union further supports the importance of ... refers to the process of removing iron contamination from the surface of. Page 47613. ...

  • Control of Communicable Diseases

    Through this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is amending its domestic (interstate) and foreign quarantine regulations to best protect the public health of the United States. These amendments are being proposed to aid public health responses to outbreaks of communicable diseases such as...

    ... plain language currently used by private industry, public health partners, and the public. The NPRM ... \82\ SteelFisher GK, Blendon RJ, Lasala-Blanco N. Ebola in the ... Labor Statistics May 2015 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates United States. ... 142 173M Machinery, iron/steel, 97M Rubber, salt/sulfur, ...

  • Confined Spaces in Construction

    OSHA is adding a new subpart to provide protections to employees working in . This new subpart replaces OSHA's one training requirement for confined space work with a comprehensive standard that includes a permit program designed to protect employees from exposure to many hazards associated with work in confined spaces, including atmospheric and physical hazards. The final rule is similar in...

    ...Occupational Safety and Health Administration. ... organization to the general industry confined spaces standard, but also ... filed by the United Steelworkers of America. After consulting with the ... with long-term effects, such as iron oxide emitted during welding or xylene ... law with respect to injuries, diseases, or death of employees arising out of, ...

  • Occupational Exposure to Beryllium

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is amending its existing standards for and beryllium compounds. OSHA has determined that employees exposed to beryllium at the previous permissible exposure limits face a significant risk of material impairment to their health. The evidence in the record for this rulemaking indicates that workers exposed to beryllium are at increased risk...

    ... three separate standards--for general industry, for shipyards, and for construction--in order to ... of the risk of beryllium-related diseases, assuming exposure over a working lifetime, at ...at 656; see also United Steelworkers of Am., AFL-CIO-CLC v. Marshall, 647 F.2d 1189, ...2009)); see also Am. Iron & Steel Inst. v. OSHA, 577 F.2d 825, 833 (3d Cir. ...

  • Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements-NAICS Update and Reporting Revisions

    OSHA is issuing a final rule to update the appendix to its Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting regulation. The appendix contains a list of industries that are partially exempt from requirements to keep records of work-related injuries and illnesses due to relatively low occupational injury and illness rates. The updated appendix is based on more recent injury and illness data and lists...

    ... recent injury and illness data and lists industry groups classified by the North American Industry ... illnesses, particularly those chronic diseases which do not appear until years after first ... The Steel Manufacturers Association commented that ``data ...For example, the American Iron and Steel Institute commented that the ...

  • Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution; Electrical Protective Equipment

    OSHA last issued rules for the construction of transmission and distribution installations in 1972. Those provisions are now out of date and inconsistent with the more recently promulgated general industry standard covering the operation and maintenance of electric power generation, transmission, and distribution lines and equipment. OSHA is revising the construction standard to make it more...

    ...Occupational Safety and Health Administration. ... recently promulgated general industry standard covering the operation and ...18, 2001) (steel erection standards address, among other ...See, for example, American Iron and Steel Inst. v. OSHA (Lead II), 939 ... law with respect to injuries, diseases, or death of employees arising out of, ...

  • Trichloroethylene; Regulation of Certain Uses Under TSCA § 6(a)

    Trichloroethylene (TCE) is a volatile organic compound widely used in industrial and commercial processes and has some limited uses in consumer and commercial products. EPA identified significant health risks associated with TCE use in aerosol degreasing and for spot cleaning in dry cleaning facilities. EPA has preliminarily determined that these risks are unreasonable risks. To address these...

    ... Iron and Steel Pipe and Tube Manufacturing ... (such as systemic autoimmune diseases, e.g., scleroderma, and severe ...Total first-year costs to industry are estimated to be approximately ..., such as scleroderma, with occupational exposure to TCE. There have also been a ...

  • Chemical Management and Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs)

    OSHA is reviewing its overall approach to managing chemical exposures in the workplace and seeks stakeholder input about more effective and efficient approaches that addresses challenges found with the current regulatory approach. This review involves considering issues related to updating permissible exposure limits (PELs), as well as examining other strategies that could be implemented to...

    ... Occupational Safety and Health Administration. ...AISI American Iron and Steel Institute. ANSI American ...NAICS North American Industry Classification System. NCGC National ... to control occupational diseases caused by breathing contaminated air ...

  • Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems)

    OSHA is revising and updating its general industry standards on walking-working surfaces to prevent and reduce workplace slips, trips, and falls, as well as other injuries and fatalities associated with walking-working surface hazards. The final rule includes revised and new provisions addressing, for example, fixed ladders; rope descent systems; fall protection systems and criteria, including...

    ...Occupational Safety and Health Administration. ... and updating its general industry standards on walking-working surfaces ...2009); Am. Iron and Steel Inst. v. OSHA (Lead II), 939 ... law with respect to injuries, diseases, or death of employees arising out of, ...

  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles-Phase 2

    EPA and NHTSA, on behalf of the Department of Transportation, are establishing rules for a comprehensive Phase 2 Heavy-Duty (HD) National Program that will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and fuel consumption from new on-road medium- and heavy-duty vehicles and engines. NHTSA's fuel consumption standards and EPA's carbon dioxide (CO<INF>2</INF>) emission standards are tailored...

    ...Industry.......... 336111 Motor ... strength steel and technologies, plus. ... \280\ American Iron and Steel Institute. ``A Cost Benefit ... (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the International ... rates of obesity and some diseases such as asthma, diabetes, and ischemic ...

  • Standards Improvement Project-Phase IV

    In response to the President's Executive Order 13563, ``Improving Regulations and Regulatory Review,'' the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is continuing its efforts to remove or revise outdated, duplicative, unnecessary, and inconsistent requirements in its safety and health standards. The current review, the fourth in this ongoing effort, is called (SIP-IV). The goal of the

    ...Occupational Safety and Health Administration. ... in its recordkeeping, general industry, maritime, and construction standards, ... Like other respiratory diseases, byssinosis can slow the speed of ...490, 513 (1981) (ATMI); American Iron and Steel Institute v. OSHA, 939 F.2d ...

  • Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees

    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA or Act) guarantees a minimum wage for all hours worked during the workweek and overtime premium pay of not less than one and one-half times the employee's regular rate of pay for hours worked over 40 in a workweek. While these protections extend to most workers, the FLSA does provide a number of exemptions. In this Final Rule, the Department of Labor (Department)

    ... salary test for motion picture industry employees (Sec. 541.709). ... Union (SEIU), the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, ... workers in Mississippi--an occupational category for which the Department ... incidences of certain chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and ... electricians, mechanics, plumbers, iron workers, craftsmen, operating ...

  • Introduction to the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions

    The Regulatory Flexibility Act requires that agencies publish semiannual regulatory agendas in the Federal Register describing regulatory actions they are developing that may have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities (5 U.S.C. 602). Executive Order 12866 ``Regulatory Planning and Review,'' signed September 30, 1993 (58 FR 51735), and incorporated in Executive...

    ... identified by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes. ... Diseases) (3757P). 148.............. Submission ... Regulatory Agenda, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ...Currently, workers performing steel reinforcing suffer injuries caused by ... Power Generation; 212210 Iron Ore Mining; 331111 Iron and Steel ...

  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles-Phase 2

    EPA and NHTSA, on behalf of the Department of Transportation, are each proposing rules to establish a comprehensive Phase 2 Heavy- Duty (HD) National Program that will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and fuel consumption for new on-road heavy-duty vehicles. This technology-advancing program would phase in over the long-term, beginning in the 2018 model year and culminating in standards for...

    ...Industry............ 336111 Motor ... steel and aluminum tire inflation ... \144\ American Iron and Steel Institute. ``A Cost Benefit ... (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the International ... rates of obesity and some diseases such as asthma, diabetes, and ischemic ...

  • Hazardous Waste Management System; Tentative Denial of Petition To Revise the RCRA Corrosivity Hazardous Characteristic

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) is responding to a rulemaking petition (``the petition'') requesting revision of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) corrosivity hazardous waste characteristic regulation. The petition requests that the Agency make two changes to the current corrosivity characteristic regulation: revise the regulatory value for defining waste...

    ... storage containers (primarily steel) that may hold chemicals or wastes. ... acids) can react with the iron to change its chemical form and weaken ...These include the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ...://www.lung.org/lung-health-and-diseases... Portland cement manufacturing industry under section 112 of the Clean Air Act. ...

  • Control of Air Pollution From Motor Vehicles: Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards

    This action establishes more stringent vehicle emissions standards and will reduce the sulfur content of gasoline beginning in 2017, as part of a systems approach to addressing the impacts of motor vehicles and fuels on air quality and public health. The gasoline sulfur standard will make emission control systems more effective for both existing and new vehicles, and will enable more stringent...

    ...Industry........... 324110......... ... \79\ Irons, R.D.; Stillman, W.S.; Colagiovanni, ... seen in humans under occupational exposure conditions. In addition, ... rates of obesity and some diseases such as asthma, diabetes, and ischemic ... (essentially a flat piece of steel) is bolted on as a precaution against a ...

  • Hazard Communication

    In this final rule, OSHA is modifying its Standard (HCS) to conform to the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). OSHA has determined that the modifications will significantly reduce costs and burdens while also improving the quality and consistency of information provided to employers and employees regarding chemical hazards and associated

    ...Occupational Safety and Health Administration. ... the manufacturing sector of industry (48 FR 53280, Nov. 25, 1983). (Please ...A member of the United Steel Workers aptly summed up the revision by ...Phlymar, ORC, BCI, 3M, American Iron & Steel Institute, and the North ... diagnosed with serious chronic diseases attributable to chemical exposures in ...

  • Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Quality Incentive Program, and Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies

    This final rule will update and make revisions to the End- Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) prospective payment system (PPS) for calendar year (CY) 2015. This rule also finalizes requirements for the ESRD quality incentive program (QIP), including for payment years (PYs) 2017 and 2018. This rule will also make a technical correction to remove outdated terms and definitions. In addition, this final rule

    ... Classification of Diseases. ICD-9-CM--International Classification ... example, a few comments from industry stakeholders and medical associations ... categories reflecting the occupational mix of full time equivalents (FTEs) at ... includes ESAs as well as iron. Anti-infectives.......... Vancomycin ... from mechanical coupling via a steel headband; poor compliance for ...

  • Part II

    ...Department of Labor. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. 29 ... separately regulates general industry, construction, and shipyards in order ...4. Evidence From Stainless Steel Welders. 5. Evidence From Ferrochromium ... of inorganic chemicals such as iron. Chromium does exist in less stable ... Classification of Diseases. Mortality analysis was limited to the ...

  • Introduction to the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions

    The Regulatory Flexibility Act requires that agencies publish semiannual regulatory agendas in the Federal Register describing regulatory actions they are developing that may have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities (5 U.S.C. 602). Executive Order 12866 ``Regulatory Planning and Review,'' signed September 30, 1993 (58 FR 51735), and Office of Management and...

    ... identified by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes. ... of exotic pests and diseases into the United States and conducts ... of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010, and ... rules regarding reinforcing steel and post-tensioning activities may not ... Power Generation; 212210 Iron Ore Mining; 331111 Iron and Steel ...