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DOL/OS RIN: 1290-AA23 Publication ID: Fall 2009 
Title: Requirements for DOL AgenciesÂ’ Assessment of Occupational Health Risks 
Abstract: The Department of Labor is proposing requirements for its Agencies to follow when preparing risk assessments in conjunction with the development of health standards governing occupational exposure to toxic substances and hazardous chemicals. The proposed rule requires DOL agencies to follow a consistent, reliable, and transparent set of procedures when conducting risk assessments, outlines the components that should be included in a risk assessment, and provides for improved public access to rulemaking information. 
Agency: Department of Labor(DOL)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: Not Yet Determined     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 5 USC 301   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  08/29/2008  73 FR 50909   
NPRM Comment Period End  09/29/2008    
Withdrawn  08/31/2009  74 FR 44795   
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Kathleen Franks
Director, Office of Regulatory and Programmatic Policy
Department of Labor
200 Constitution Avenue NW., FP Building,
Washington, DC 20210
Phone:202 693-5959