Chemicals; ORGANIC CHEMICALS (HS 29); Environmental protection (ICS 13.020), Occupational safety. Industrial hygiene (ICS 13.100), Production in the chemical industry (ICS 71.020), Products of the chemical industry (ICS 71.100)
Hazard Communication Standard
OSHA is scheduling an informal public hearing on its proposed rule "Hazard Communication Standard." The public hearing will begin 21 September 2021 at 10:00 a.m., Eastern Time (ET). The proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on 16 February 2021. The initial public comment period was to end 19 April 2021, but was extended to 19 May 2021, in response to requests from the public.
DATES: Informal public hearing: The hearing will begin 21 September 2021, at 10:00 a.m., ET, and will be held virtually using WebEx. If necessary, the hearing will continue from 9:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., ET, on subsequent days. Additional information on how to access the informal hearing will be posted when available at https://www.osha.gov/hazcom/rulemaking. To testify or question witnesses at the hearing, interested persons must electronically submit their notice by 18 June 2021. In addition, those who request more than ten minutes for their presentation at the informal hearing and those who intend to submit documentary evidence at the hearing must submit the full text of their testimony, as well as a copy of any documentary evidence, no later than 21 August 2021. This proposed rule; notice of informal hearing and previous actions notified under the symbol G/TBT/N/USA/1697 are identified by Docket Number OSHA-2019-0001. The Docket Folder is available on Regulations.gov at https://www.regulations.gov/docket/OSHA-2019-0001/document and provides access to primary and supporting documents as well as comments received. Documents are also accessible from Regulations.gov by searching the Docket Number. WTO Members and their stakeholders who intend to submit documentary evidence at the hearing are asked to submit this information to the USA TBT Enquiry Point. Testimony full-text as well as any documentary evidence received by the USA TBT Enquiry Point from WTO Members and their stakeholders will be shared with the regulator and will also be submitted to the Docket on Regulations.gov if received within the comment period.