• Part Number:
  • Part Number Title:
    Rules of Practice for Variances Limitations Variations Tolerances and Exemptions Under the Williams Steiger Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970
  • Subpart:
    1905 Subpart B
  • Subpart Title:
    Applications for Variances, Limitations, Variations, Tolerances, Exemptions and Other Relief
  • Standard Number:
  • Title:
    Requests for hearings on applications.
  • GPO Source:


Request for hearing. Within the time allowed by a notice of the filing of an application, any affected employer, employee, or appropriate State agency having jurisdiction over employment or places of employment covered in an application may file with the Assistant Secretary, in quadruplicate, a request for a hearing on the application.


Contents of a request for a hearing. A request for a hearing filed pursuant to paragraph (a) of this section shall include:

A concise statement of facts showing how the employer or employee would be affected by the relief applied for;
A specification of any statement or representation in the application which is denied, and a concise summary of the evidence that would be adduced in support of each denial; and
Any views or arguments on any issue of fact or law presented.

[36 FR 12290, June 30, 1971, as amended at 40 FR 25450, June 16, 1975]