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2165. GENERAL WORKING CONDITIONS FOR SHIPYARD EMPLOYMENT
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant. Major status under 5 USC 801 is undetermined.
Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined
Reinventing Government: This rulemaking is part of the Reinventing Government effort. It will revise text in the CFR to reduce burden or duplication, or streamline requirements.
Legal Authority: 29 USC 655(b); 33 USC 941
CFR Citation: 29 CFR 1915, subpart F
Legal Deadline: None
Abstract: During the 1980s, OSHA embarked on a project to update and consolidate the various OSHA shipyard standards that were applied in the shipbuilding, shiprepair, and shipbreaking industry. Publication of a proposal addressing general working conditions in shipyards is part of this project. The operations addressed in this rulemaking relate to housekeeping, illumination, sanitation, first aid, and lockout/tagout. About 75,000 workers are exposed annually to these hazards.
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined
Government Levels Affected: None
Agency Contact: Marthe B. Kent, Acting Director, Directorate of Health
Standards Programs, Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health
Administration, Room N3605, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, FP Building,
Washington, DC 20210
Phone: 202 693-2222
Fax: 202 693-1678
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