Federal Registers - Table of Contents
• Publication Date: 07/21/1998
• Publication Type: Meeting
• Fed Register #: 63:39029
• Standard Number: 1910; 1915; 1926
• Title: Respirator Cartridge and Canister Change-Out Schedules; Notice of Public Meeting.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

29 CFR Parts 1910, 1915, and 1926

[Docket No. H-049b]

RIN 1218-AA05

Respirator Cartridge and Canister Change-Out Schedules; Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.

ACTION: Final rule; notice of a public meeting.


SUMMARY: This document announces a public meeting of an inter-agency work group sponsored by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to discuss available information on respirator cartridge and canister change-out schedules. Employers are required to develop or adopt such schedules by the revised Respiratory Protection standard published in the Federal Register on January 8, 1998, and the Maritime and Construction industry respiratory protection standards, which now cross-reference the General Industry respiratory protection standard. In addition to OSHA, representatives of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are participating in the work group and will attend the public meeting. Public participation is encouraged.

DATES: The work group public meeting will be held on August 6, 1998. The public meeting will begin at 9:00 A.M. and end about 5:00 P.M., with a one-hour lunch period at about noon.

ADDRESSES: The work group public meeting will be held in the Department of Labor Auditorium at the Frances Perkins Building, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20210.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bonnie Friedman, Director, OSHA Office of Public Affair