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OSHA: Appendix to Lab Standard Revised

Federal Register, January 22, 2013, Page 4324-4331

Agency

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.

Action

Technical amendment

Summary

This document updates a non-mandatory appendix in OSHA's Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories Standard. The non-mandatory appendix is being updated to include the contents of the latest National Academy of Sciences publication entitled, ''Prudent Practices in the Laboratory: Handling and Management of Chemical Hazards,'' 2011 edition. All revisions being made are minor and non-substantive. 

Dates

The effective date of this technical amendment to the standard is January 22, 2013.

Further Information

Press inquiries: Frank Meilinger, Director, Office of Communications, OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N–3647, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202)693–1999. General and technical information: Andrew Levinson, OSHA Directorate of Standards and Guidance, Office of Biological Hazards, Room N–3718, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693–1950.

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