Process Safety Management (PSM) of Highly Hazardous Chemicals

Docket ID: OSHA-2013-0020
Agency: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Parent Agency: Department of Labor (DOL)

In accordance with the Executive Order 13650, Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a Request for Information (RFI) on December 9, 2013 (78 FR 73756). The RFI anticipates to identify issues related to modernization of the Process Safety Management standard and related standards necessary to meet the goal of preventing major chemical accidents.

RIN: 1218-AC82
Impacts and Effects: Small Entities (Business)
CFR Citation: 29 CFR 1910.119
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Spring 2016
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: PreRule
Major Rule: Undetermined
Legal Authorities: 29 U.S.C. 655, 29 U.S.C. 657
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: Undetermined
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Undetermined
Small Entities Affected: Business
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
Request for Information (RFI)12/09/201378 FR 73756
RFI Comment Period Extended03/07/201479 FR 13006
RFI Comment Period End03/10/2014
RFI Comment Period Extended End03/31/2014
Initiate SBREFA06/08/2015
Complete SBREFA06/00/2016
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: OSHA-S026-2006-0659
Keyword(s): Process Safety Management, PSM, Explosives, Blasting Agents, Flammable Liquids, Spray Finishing, Hazardous Chemicals, Reactives
Legacy Id: OSHA-S026-2006-0659
Type: Rulemaking
Subtype: Safety Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Aug 12, 2016 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 06/06/2016
ID: OSHA-2013-0020-0111
Comment Period Closed
Mar 31, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 03/07/2014
ID: OSHA-2013-0020-0015
Comment Period Closed
Mar 10, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 12/09/2013
ID: OSHA-2013-0020-0001

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/25/2016
ID: OSHA-2013-0020-0139
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/04/2016
ID: OSHA-2013-0020-0117
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/04/2016
ID: OSHA-2013-0020-0118


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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., FP Building, Room N-3718
Washington, DC 20210
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