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DOL/OSHA RIN: 1218-AC32 Publication ID: Fall 2007 
Title: ●Cooperative Agreements 
Abstract: OSHA proposes to revise its regulations for the federally-funded On-site Consultation Program to: a) Provide a One year deferral from OSHA’s programmed inspection schedule for those employers who request and receive a full service, safety and health, consultation visit; agree to correct identified hazards within established time frames; post notice of identified hazard(s) and begin to implement procedures for regularly identifying and preventing hazards; b) provide an exemption from OSHA’s programmed inspection schedule for up to 18 months for those employers working toward achieving recognition and exemption status; and c) expand the exemption period from OSHA’s programmed inspection schedule for a period of up to two years for those employers participating in OSHA’s recognition and exemption program. 
Agency: Department of Labor(DOL)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
CFR Citation: 29 CFR 1908   
Legal Authority: 29 USC 656 to 657    29 USC 670   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  11/00/2007    
NPRM Comment Period End  01/00/2008    
Final Action  03/00/2008    
Final Action Effective  06/00/2008    
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Larry Liberatore
Director, Office of Small Business Assistance
Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
200 Constitution Avenue NW., FP Building, Room N-3660,
Washington, DC 20210
Phone:202 693-2347
Fax:202 693-2527