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2284. • WOODWORKING MACHINERY

Priority: Economically Significant. Major status under 5 USC 801 is 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)

CFR Citation: 29 CFR 1910.213

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: OSHA's standards for woodworking machinery (29 CFR 1910.213) have not been updated since their adoption in 1971. The corresponding industry consensus standards have been updated several times in the intervening years. OSHA intends to work with affected stakeholders to develop an updated woodworking machinery standard that reflects the technological advances and changes in occupational safety and health practices that have taken place since then. The revised standard will take account of approaches included in the most recent voluntary consensus standard.

Timetable:

Action Date FR Cite

NPRM To Be Determined  

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined

Government Levels Affected: None

Agency Contact: Marthe B. Kent, Director, Directorate of Safety Standards Programs, Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Room N3609, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, FP Building, Washington, DC 20210
Phone: 202 693-2222
Fax: 202 693-1663

RIN: 1218-AB92


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