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Title: OSHA


1
OSHA
  • Jim Maddux
  • Acting Deputy Director
  • OSHA Directorate of Standards Guidance

2
What does the change in administration mean
for DSG?
  • A more aggressive regulatory agenda
  • Increased funding and staff
  • Opportunities for streamlining the rulemaking
    process

3
OSHAs Fiscal Year 2010 Budget
  • Safety Health Standards have an operating
    budget of approximately 19.7 million
  • An additional 20 full time employees to help the
    Agency develop health and safety standards

4
OSHAs Fiscal Year 2011 Budget
  • The requested Standards Health Standards budget
    for fiscal year 2011 is approximately 23.7
    million
  • The 2011 budget will be a 4.2 million increase
    over the 2010 budget, a 21 increase in funding

5
What does a more aggressive regulatory agenda
mean?
  • Removing items from the Agenda
  • Making significant progress on long standing
    items
  • Adding new high impact standards

6
Completed actions to be removed from the
regulatory agenda
  • Acetylene Consensus Standard Update direct final
    rule
  • PPE Consensus Standard Update final rule
  • Portacount Fit Testing Protocol withdrawal
  • Abbreviated Bitrex Fit Testing Protocol
    withdrawal
  • Explosives NPRM withdrawal
  • Hexavalent Chromium Remand direct final rule

7
Long Standing Projects
  • Beryllium
  • Silica
  • GHS/Hazard Communication
  • Walking Working Surfaces Personal Fall
    Protection Equipment

8
Beryllium
  • Initiated peer review of the health effects and
    risk assessment
  • Next steps Complete peer review
    and publish an NPRM

9
Silica
  • Initiated and completed peer
    review of the health effects
    and risk assessment
  • Next step Publish the NPRM

10
GHS/Hazard Communication
  • NPRM published September 30, 2009, the comment
    period closed in December 2009
  • Next Step Hearings
  • Washington, DC Completed
  • Pittsburgh, PA March 31, 2010

11
Walking Working Surfaces Personal Fall
Protection Equipment
  • Notice of Proposed Rulemaking sent to
    OMB January 19, 2010
  • Next step Publication
    of NPRM

12
Adding New High Impact Standards
  • Combustible Dust
  • MSD Column
  • Airborne Infectious Diseases

13
Combustible Dust
  • Published an ANPRM October 21, 2009
  • Stakeholder meetings
  • December 2009, Washington, DC
  • February 2010 Atlanta, GA,
  • April 2010 Chicago, IL

14
MSD Column
  • Published the NPRM January 29, 2010, the comment
    period will close in March 2010
  • Held a public meeting March 9, 2010
  • Final rule scheduled to be published in July
    2010, to put the new 300 form into effect on
    January 1, 2011

15
Airborne Infectious Diseases
  • Request for Information currently
    in DOL clearance
  • Next step OMB Review

16
Upcoming Regulatory Agenda
  • Currently working on the Spring 2010 regulatory
    agenda.
  • The Spring 2010 Regulatory Agenda will be
    released in April or May.

17
Recently Published Guidance Projects
  • OSHAs Small Business Guide for Ethylene Oxide
  • Published and posted on OSHAs website in
    April 2009
  • Available in printed booklet form July 2009
  • Controlling Silica in Construction
  • Booklet published on OSHAs website in
    April 2009
  • Available in printed booklet form August 2009

18
Recently Published Guidance Projects
  • Hazard Communication Guidance for Combustible
    Dusts
  • Posted on OSHAs website in July 2009
  • Booklet on OSHAs Hexavalent Chromium Standard
  • Published in December 2009

19
Recently Published Guidance Projects
  • Respirator Protection for Healthcare Workers
    Video Mini-Clips
  • Published in December 2009
  • Posted on You Tube

20
Upcoming Guidance Projects
  • Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG) for
    Respiratory Protection Standard
  • Prevention of Combustible Dust Explosions Fact
    Sheet Series
  • Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
    (MRSA) A Source of Occupationally-Related
    Infectious Disease

21
Upcoming Guidance Projects
  • Laboratory Safety Guidance Booklet, Quick Cards
    and Fact Sheets
  • Guidance on Hazard Determination for
    Nanomaterials (New)
  • Guidance on Respiratory Protection from
    Nanoparticles Factsheet Booklet

22
  • Questions?
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