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NIOSH Regulatory Agenda

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is making available on this page the proposed regulations and regulatory changes which NIOSH has posted on the Unified Regulatory Agenda as required by Executive Order 12866 .

The Unified Agenda, published every spring and fall, provides uniform reporting of data on regulatory and deregulatory activities under development throughout the Federal Government, covering approximately 60 departments, agencies, and commissions. Each edition of the Unified Agenda includes regulatory agendas from all Federal entities that currently have regulations under development or review. Agencies of the United States Congress are not included. The full list for the Federal Government is found at:

The items from the Unified Agenda that were posted by NIOSH are listed below:

Unified Agenda

AgencyStage of RulemakingTitleRIN
HHS/CDCNotice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM)Administrative Functions, Practices, and Procedures0920-AA55
HHS/CDCNPRMWorld Trade Center Health Program: Amendments to Requirements for Enrollment, Appeals, Certification of Health Conditions, and Reimbursement0920-AA56
HHS/CDCNPRMWorld Trade Center Health Program: Addition of COPD and Traumatic Injury to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions0920-AA61
HHS/CDCNPRMLaboratory Fit Testing Requirements for Non-powered Air-Purifying Particulate Respirators0920-AA62
HHS/CDCFinal RuleSpecifications for Medical Examinations of Coal Miners0920-AA57
HHS/CDCFinal RuleClosed-Circuit Escape Respirators; Extension of Transition Period0920-AA60

Other Federal Regulatory Agendas

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