The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a notice extending the public comment period on the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to modify the Hazard Communications Standard by 30 days.  The comment period for the proposed rule, published in the Federal Register on February 16, 2021, has been extended to May 19, 2021. Comments on the NPRM (including requests for hearing) and other information must be submitted by May 19, 2021.

Individuals may submit comments identified by Docket No. OSHA-2019-0001, electronically at, which is the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal.

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