• Publication Date:
  • Publication Type:
    Final Rule
  • Fed Register #:
  • Standard Number:
  • Title:
    Safety Testing
Safety Testing or Certification of Certain Workplace Equipment and
Materials; the names of Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and Factory
Mutual Research Corporation (FMRC) will be deleted from 23 testing-
related standards provisions in the OSHA General Industry standards
(29 CFR Part 1910). The term "nationally recognized testing
laboratory" (NRTL). Definitions are added or changed. A mandatory
procedure for a testing organization to be recognized as a NRTL is
provided. This new mandatory procedure will replace 29 CFR Part 1907
which has remained unimplemented since its promulgation in 1973.
Effective date: June 13, 1988.