The Federal metal and nonmetallic mine safety act: hearings before the Subcommittee on Manpower, Compensation, and Health and Safety of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, first session, on H.R. 9318 ...

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Page 170 - Each employer — (1) shall furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees ; (2) shall comply with occupational safety and health standards promulgated under this Act.
Page 494 - Threshold limit values refer to airborne concentrations of substances and represent conditions under which it is believed that nearly all workers may be repeatedly exposed day after day without adverse effect.
Page 35 - ... its recommendations, if any, for the modification or setting aside of its original order. Upon the filing of the record with it, the jurisdiction of the court shall be exclusive and its judgment and decree shall be final except that the same shall be subject to review by the Supreme Court of the United States, as provided in section 1254 of title 28, United States Code.
Page 296 - commerce" means trade, traffic, commerce, transportation, transmission, or communication among the several States; or between a State and any place outside thereof; or within the District of Columbia, or a possession of the United States ; or between points in the same State but through a point outside thereof. "(h) The term "industry affecting commerce...
Page 466 - ... coverage" of the TLVs. Threshold limit values refer to time-weighted concentrations for a 7 or 8-hour workday and 40-hour workweek. They should be used as guides in the control of health hazards and should not be used as fine lines between safe and dangerous concentrations. (Exceptions are the substances listed in Appendices E and F and those substances designated with a "C...
Page 500 - Maximum Permissible Body Burdens and Maximum Permissible Concentrations of Radionuclides in Air and in Water for Occupational Exposure," June 5, 1969. Also, see US Department of Commerce National Bureau of Standards, Handbook 59, "Permissible Dose from External Sources of Ionizing Radiation," September 24, 1954, and addendum of April 15, 1958.
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Page 194 - In addition to the attainment of the highest degree of health and safety protection for the employee, other considerations shall be the latest available scientific data in the field, the feasibility of the standards, and experience gained under this and other health and safety laws.
Page 160 - ... (d) Any affected employer may apply to the Secretary for a rule or order for a variance from a standard promulgated under this section. Affected employees shall be given notice of each such application and an opportunity to participate in a hearing. The Secretary shall issue such rule or order if he determines on the record, after opportunity for an inspection...
Page 429 - USC 725) and prescribe health and safety standards for the purpose of the protection of life, the promotion of health and safety, and the prevention of accidents in sand (including industrial sands), gravel and crushed stone operations which are subject to that Act. Each standard which is preceded by the word "Mandatory

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