Occupational Exposure to Crystalline Silica

Docket ID: OSHA-2010-0034
Agency: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Parent Agency: Department of Labor (DOL)
Occupational Exposure to Crystalline Silica
RIN: 1218-AB70
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 29 CFR 1910,29 CFR 1915,29 CFR 1917,29 CFR 1918,29 CFR 1926
Priority: Economically Significant
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Publication Period: Fall 2015
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule
Major Rule: Yes
Legal Authorities: 29 U.S.C. 655(b), 29 U.S.C. 657
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State, Tribal
Federalism Implications: Yes
Unfunded Mandates: Private Sector
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: Yes
ActionDateFR Citation
Completed SBREFA Report12/19/2003
Initiated Peer Review of Health Effects and Risk Assessment05/22/2009
Completed Peer Review01/24/2010
NPRM09/12/201378 FR 56274
NPRM Comment Period Extended; Notice of Intention to Appear at Pub Hearing; Scheduling Pub Hearing10/31/201378 FR 65242
NPRM Comment Period Extended01/29/201479 FR 4641
NPRM Comment Period Extended End02/11/2014
Informal Public Hearing03/18/2014
Post Hearing Briefs Ends08/18/2014
Final Rule02/00/2016
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: DOL-2012-0007
Short Title: Occupational Exposure to Crystalline Silica
Type: Rulemaking
Subtype: Health Standards

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Aug 18, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 06/18/2014
ID: OSHA-2010-0034-4192
Comment Period Closed
Jul 18, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 04/09/2014
ID: OSHA-2010-0034-3569
Comment Period Closed
Feb 11, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 01/29/2014
ID: OSHA-2010-0034-2118
Comment Period Closed
Jan 27, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 10/31/2013
ID: OSHA-2010-0034-1789
Comment Period Closed
Dec 11, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/12/2013
ID: OSHA-2010-0034-1721

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 05/06/2015
ID: OSHA-2010-0034-4243
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 09/10/2014
ID: OSHA-2010-0034-4238
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/14/2014
ID: OSHA-2010-0034-4200


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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
William Perry
Director, Directorate of Standards and Guidance
202 693-1950
202 693-1678 (Fax)
200 Constitution Avenue NW., Room N-3718, FP Building
Washington, DC 20210
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