Workplace Safety and Health for Merchant Mariners

Just a little heads up/reminder for y’all! The comment period is coming to an end on 6 August!!documentDetail;D=USCG-2014-0014-0006

Request for comments on petition for rulemaking.
The Coast Guard seeks public comment on a petition that requests the Coast Guard to initiate a rulemaking to address mariner occupational health and safety. In the attachments to its petition, which asserts that the Coast Guard has failed to provide adequate workplace safety and health measures to protect limited tonnage merchant mariners, the National Mariner’s Association has identified several safety and occupational health issues that are not currently addressed under the jurisdiction of the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard will consider all comments received in response to this notice in determining whether or not to initiate the requested rulemaking.
Comments and related material must either be submitted to our online docket via on or before August 6, 2014, or reach the Docket Management Facility by that date.

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