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Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 29 USC 655(b); 29 USC 657

CFR Citation: 29 CFR 1915.4; 29 CFR 1915.505; 29 CFR 1915.507

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: In this rulemaking, OSHA is updating National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards incorporated by reference in the OSHA 29 CFR part 1915 subpart P fire protection standards. OSHA published a final rule for subpart P in 2004 that included nine NFPA standards that have been updated since the rule was proposed. OSHA plans to issue a direct final rulemaking, along with a notice of proposed rulemaking, to update the NFPA standards.


Action Date FR Cite

Direct Final Rule 10/17/06 71 FR 60843
Direct Final Rule Effective 01/16/07  
NPRM 10/17/06 71 FR 60932
NPRM Comment Period End 11/16/06  
Review Comments 12/00/06  

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: None

Additional Information: Direct final rule will become effective 01/16/2007 unless significant adverse comment is received by ll/16/2006. If significant adverse comment is received, OSHA will publish a timely withdrawal of this rule.

Agency Contact: Dorothy Dougherty, Acting Director, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., FP Building, Room 3718, Washington, DC 20210
Phone: 202 693-1950
Fax: 202 693-1678
Email: dougherty.dorothy@dol.gov

RIN: 1218-AC16

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