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2043. CONSOLIDATION OF RECORDS MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS IN OSHA STANDARDS
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 eliminate existing text in the CFR.
Legal Authority: 40 USC 333; 29 USC 655; 33 USC 941; 5 USC 553
CFR Citation: 29 CFR 1910; 29 CFR 1915 to 1918; 29 CFR 1926; 29 CFR 1928
Legal Deadline: None
Abstract: OSHA is initiating a rulemaking to simplify and consolidate many of its requirements for employers to maintain records of training, testing, medical surveillance, and other activities conducted to comply with OSHA health and safety standards. These records maintenance requirements appear in many OSHA standards and are codified at 29 CFR 1910 (General Industry), 29 CFR 1915-1918 (Maritime), 29 CFR 1926 (Construction), and 29 CFR 1928 (Agriculture). The final rule, when published, will facilitate compliance with these requirements and reduce the amount of paperwork associated with these records, but will leave employee protections unchanged.
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined
Government Levels Affected: Undetermined
Agency Contact: Marthe B. Kent, Director, Directorate of Safety
Standards Programs, Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health
Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Room N3605, FP Building,
Washington, DC 20210
Phone: 202 693-2222
Fax: 202 693-1663
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