Small Business and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Proposed Tuberculosis (TB) Rule

December 31, 2003 - Proposed rule, Occupation Exposure to Tuberculosis, withdrawn and OSHA does not plan to issue a final rule.

March 5, 1998 - Letter to Charles Jeffress, Assistant Secretary, OSHA, regarding the proposed rule on Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis encouraging OSHA to coordinate with existing Federal, state, local and private sector health care programs to ensure that the most effective approach for controlling the spread of TB is developed.

October 17, 1997  - Proposed rule, Occupation Exposure to Tuberculosis, published in the Federal Register.

August 29, 1996 - Letter to Greg Watchman, Deputy Assistant Secretary, OSHA, confirming receipt of August 16, 1996 letter to Jere Glover pursuant to Section 244 of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act, 5 U.S.C. 609(b), that OSHA has developed a proposed rule to protect workers from occupational exposure to tuberculosis and that the initial regulatory flexibility analysis indicates that the rule may have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities.

Date Convened: 
Tuesday, September 10, 1996
Date Completed: 
Tuesday, November 12, 1996
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