News Release USDL: 96-211
Monday, June 3, 1996
Contact: Lola Degroff (202) 219-8151
Comment Period On Recordkeeping Proposal Extended
It's not too late to submit comments on
OSHA's proposed recordkeeping proposal. The
Occupational Safety and Health Administration today
announced that the public comment period on the
revised proposal will be extended through July 1.
Comments on the proposal, which would simplify
procedures and improve data accuracy, should be
submitted in quadruplicate, or one original
(hard copy) and one disk in WordPerfect
5.0, 5.1, 6.0 or ASCII to:
Docket No. R-02
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
U.S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Avenue, N.W.
Washington D.C. 20210
Comments of 10 pages or less may be faxed to
(202) 219-5046 with an original and four copies of
the comment letter sent to the Docket Officer.
The extension is being made in response to stakeholders' requests.
OSHA's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to revise
the recording and reporting of workplace deaths,
injuries and illnesses appeared in the February
2, 1996 Federal Register. The agency held public
meetings to discuss the rule March 26-29 and again
on April 30 and May 1. The public comment period
was also extended from its original deadline of
April 29 to May 31. The new deadline for receipt
of comments is July 1.
OSHA has placed transcripts of the public meetings
and additional reference material for review in the docket.