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• Record Type: Instruction
• Directive Number: CPL 02-02-048
• Old Directive Number: CPL 2-2.48
• Title: List of Laboratories Approved for Blood Lead Analysis
• Information Date: 05/01/1989


OSHA Instruction CPL 2-2.48 May 1, 1989 Directorate of Technical Support
Subject: List of Laboratories Approved for Blood Lead Analysis.

A. Purpose. This instruction establishes the OSHA List of Laboratories Approved for Blood Lead Analysis on the OSHA Computerized Information System (OCIS).

B. Scope. This instruction applies OSHA-wide.

C. Action. OSHA Regional Administrators and Area Directors shall ensure that the OSHA List of Laboratories Approved for Blood Lead Analysis is used in accordance with the following:
1. The OSHA List of Laboratories Approved for Blood Lead Analysis can be accessed as menu selection "BL"" on the OCIS menu.

2. The OSHA List of Laboratories Approved for Blood Lead Analysis is to be used for compliance purposes and to assist employers in complying with the provisions of the lead standard for accuracy in blood lead analysis.

3. Questions concerning the blood lead program should be addressed to Blood Lead Program Coordinator, U.S. Department of Labor, 8660 South Sandy Parkway, Sandy, Utah 84070-6424. Telephone (801) 233-4925.
D. Approved Plan States. Regional Administrators shall ensure that this instruction is forwarded to each State designee. They shall also advise the States that the current OSHA List of Laboratories Approved for Blood Lead Analysis will be maintained on the OSHA Computerized Information System (OCIS) and assure that the States are familiar with procedures for accessing this system.

OSHA Instruction CPL 2-2.48 May 1, 1989 Directorate of Technical Support

E. Program Change. The OSHA List of Laboratories Approved for Blood Lead Analysis will be available to OSHA personnel through the OSHA Computerized Information System (OCIS). Periodic updates will be issued in hard copy to participant labs and other interested parties. A quarterly Notice transmitting the list will no longer be issued.

Alan McMillan Acting Assistant Secretary

DISTRIBUTION: National, Regional and Area Offices All Compliance Officers State Designees Consultation Program Managers NIOSH Regional Program Directors


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