From OSHA – a few key details below:
OSHA solicits public comment concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirements specified by the Methylene Chloride Standard (Sec. 1910.1052).
DATES: Comments must be submitted (postmarked, sent, or received) by June 23, 2008…
The standard entitled “Methylene Chloride” (MC) (29 CFR 1910.1052; the “Standard”) protects employees from the adverse health effects that may result from their exposure to methylene chloride. The requirements in the MC Standard include employee exposure monitoring, notifying employees of their MC exposures, administering medical examinations to employees, providing examining physicians with specific program and employee information, ensuring that employees receive a copy of their medical examination results, training employees on the hazards of MC, maintaining employees’ exposure monitoring and medical examination records for specific periods, and providing access to these records by OSHA, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the affected employees, and their authorized representatives.
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