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OSHA Floats 'Lockout' Rule Data Request, Long Sought By Industry, To OMB

October 25, 2018
The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is formally reviewing a draft OSHA plan for collecting information on possible changes, long sought by industry, to ease the agency's so-called lockout/tagout safety standard that applies to power equipment that is shut off during repair work. According to OMB's website, OSHA submitted the draft request for information (RFI) to OMB's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs on Oct. 24. Such reviews are usually slated to take 90 days but can...

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