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1847. NFPA STANDARDS IN SHIPYARD FIRE PROTECTION

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.

Timetable:

Action Date FR Cite

NPRM
10/17/06 71 FR 60932
Direct Final Rule
10/17/06 71 FR 60843
NPRM Comment Period End
11/16/06  
Review Comments
12/29/06  
Direct Final Rule Effective
01/16/07 72 FR 7

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No
Government Levels Affected: None
Agency Contact: Dorothy Dougherty, Director, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., FP Building, Room N 3718, Washington, DC 20210 Phone: 202 693-1950 Fax: 202 693-1678 Email: dougherty.dorothy@dol.gov
RIN: 1218-AC16


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