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Department of Labor (DOL) RIN: 1218-AC32
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Title: • Cooperative Agreements

Abstract: OSHA proposes to revise its regulations for the federally-funded On-site Consultation Program to: a) Provide a One year deferral from OSHAs programmed inspection schedule for those employers who request and receive a full service, safety and health, consultation visit; agree to correct identified hazards within established time frames; post notice of identified hazard(s) and begin to implement procedures for regularly identifying and preventing hazards; b) provide an exemption from OSHAs programmed inspection schedule for up to 18 months for those employers working toward achieving recognition and exemption status; and c) expand the exemption period from OSHAs programmed inspection schedule for a period of up to two years for those employers participating in OSHAs recognition and exemption program.

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

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

Major: Undetermined Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined

CFR Citation: 29 CFR 1908 (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations)

Legal Authority: 29 USC 656 to 657; 29 USC 670

Legal Deadline: None

Action Date FR Cite
NPRM 11/00/2007  
NPRM Comment Period End 01/00/2008  
Final Action 03/00/2008  
Final Action Effective 06/00/2008  

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined Government Levels Affected: Undetermined

Federalism: Undetermined  

Included in the Regulatory Plan: No  

Public Comment URL: ecomments.osha.gov  

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

Agency Contact: Francis Yebesi
Director, Office of Small Business Assistance
Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
200 Constitution Avenue NW., Rm N3660, FP Building,
Washington, DC 20210
Phone: 202 693-2220
FAX: 202 693-2527

Unified Agenda - Table of Contents

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