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Department of Labor (DOL) RIN: 1218-AC19
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)


Title: Standards Improvement

Abstract: A number of industry stakeholders asked OSHA to update the cranes and derricks portion of subpart N (29 CFR 1926.550), specifically requesting that negotiated rulemaking be used. In 2002 OSHA published a notice of intent to establish a negotiated rulemaking committee. A year later, in 2003, committee members were announced and the Cranes and Derricks Negotiated Rulemaking Committee was established and held its first meeting. In July 2004, the committee reached consensus on all issues resulting in a final consensus document.

Agency: Department of Labor(DOL) Priority: Other Significant

RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage

Major: No Unfunded Mandates: No

CFR Citation: Not Yet Determined (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations)

Legal Authority: 29 USC 655(b)

Legal Deadline: None

Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM 12/21/2006 71 FR 76623
Analyze Record 04/30/2007  
NPRM 01/00/2008  

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined Government Levels Affected: Undetermined

Federalism: No  

Energy Effects: No Included in the Regulatory Plan: No

Initial (Administrative Startup and /or Capital) Cost: $0 Yearly (Annual Operating) Cost: $0


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 N3718,
Washington, DC 20210
Phone: 202 693-1950
FAX: 202 693-1678
Email:dougherty.dorothy@dol.gov

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