The Department of Labor recently released its newly updated regulatory agenda. The agenda, which outlines and provides timelines for all government regulations, includes 14 OSHA items that are in the pre-rule, proposed rule, or final rule stage.
Typically, the agenda is published two times per year.
According to the new agenda’s introduction, this plan “represents the beginning of fundamental regulatory reform and a reorientation toward reducing unnecessary regulatory burden on the American people.”
The 14 OSHA items on the current agenda are:
- Communication Tower Safety
- Mechanical Power Presses Update
- Powered Industrial Trucks
- Lockout/Tagout Update
- Blood Lead Level for Medical Removal
- Occupational Exposure to Beryllium
- Quantitative Fit Testing Protocol: Amendment to the Final Rule on Respiratory Protection
- Crane Operator Qualification in Construction
- Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Exemption Expansions for Railroad Roadway Work
- Technical Corrections to 16 OSHA Standards
- Puerto Rico State Plan
- Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses
- Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses
- Standards Improvement Project IV
To view the Fall 2016 Agenda to compare how things have changed, click here.