Mar 26, 2013

OSHA Proposed Rule on Respirator Certification Fees #OHS #Mining #News

Mar 26, 2013 — Pre-release — Proposed Rule — Health and Human Services Department
Administration (OSHA) require U.S. employers to supply NIOSH-approved respirators to their employees whenever the employer requires the use of respirators. NIOSH currently charges fees for conducting the examination, inspection and testing of such respirators which is necessary to grant the required approval. This proposed rule is designed to assure that all approval activities are covered by appropriate fees, to update the fees charged, and to create a mechanism for routinely updating fees in th...

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