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  1. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Health and Safety Standards; Accident Prevention Tags Rule (29 CFR Part 1910)

    Adoption: 1986-09-15 | Date of entry into force: 1986-11-03 | USA-1986-R-2711

    Amends standards for accident prevention tags, in relation to the temporary marking of workplace hazards, including in particular biological hazards.

  2. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Final Guidelines for the Health Assessment of Suspect Developmental Toxicants Rule (42 CFR Part 90)

    Adoption: 1986-08-22 | USA-1986-R-2704

    Relates to evaluating potential toxicity affecting development of embryos and fetuses which is associated with human exposure to environmental toxicants.

  3. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Guidelines for Carcinogen Risk Assessment Rule (29 CFR Part 1990)

    Adoption: 1986-08-22 | USA-1986-R-2705

    Issued by the Environmental Protection Agency, the Guidelines address hazard identification, exposure assessment and related matters, and weighing evidence of carcinogenicity from human and animal studies.

  4. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Guidelines for Mutagencity Risk Assessment Rule

    Adoption: 1986-08-22 | USA-1986-R-2706

    The Guidelines were issued by the Environmental Protection Agency for assessing, by means of hazard identification and quantitative assessment of exposure and related matters, whether a chemical agent is capable of inducing transmitted genetic changes.

  5. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Guidelines for Health Risk Assessment of Chemical Mixtures Rule (40 CFR Part 716)

    Adoption: 1986-08-22 | USA-1986-R-2707

    The Guidelines, issued by the Environmental Protection Agency, present approaches for evaluating data on the chronic and subchronic health effects of exposure to chemical mixtures.

  6. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Guidelines for Estimating Exposures Rule

    Adoption: 1986-08-22 | USA-1986-R-2708

    These Guidelines, issued by the Environmental Protection Agency, provide a general approach and framework for carrying out human or nonhuman exposure assessments for specified pollutants. Workers at a factory and/or at the site of disposal of chemicals may serve in the definition of appropriate population characteristics.

  7. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants; Standards for Radon-222 Emissions from Licensed Uranium Mill Tailings Rule (40 CFR Part 61)

    Adoption: 1986-08-15 | USA-1986-R-2709

    Adds new Subpart W which requires, inter alia, improved work practices for the disposal of newly generated tailings, subject to exemptions.

  8. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Education of the Handicapped Act Amendments of 1986. Public Law 99-457 (S. 2294).

    Adoption: 1986-08-10 | USA-1986-L-2944

    Amends the Act (20 USC 1403) by, inter alia, authorising early intervention programmes for handicapped infants and toddlers (new Part H), providing for grants for personnel training, and authorising grants to entities established under the Job Training Partnership Act (LS 1982 - USA 1) to strengthen special education and related services for handicapped youth to assist them in the transition to vocational training, other education or employment. Repeals section 604 of the Act.

  9. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Education of the Deaf Act of 1986. Public Law 99-371 (S. 1874).

    Adoption: 1986-08-04 | USA-1986-L-2603

    Authorises quality educational programmes for deaf persons, to foster improved education programmes for them, to re-enact and codify certain provisions of law on the subject, and for other purposes.

  10. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Exposure To Cotton Dust Rule (29 CFR Part 1910)

    Adoption: 1986-06-27 | USA-1986-R-2468

    Various substantive and minor corrections to the rule which appeared in the Federal Register on 13 Dec. 1985 (p. 51120).

  11. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Exposure to Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite and Actinolite Rule (29 CFR Parts 1910 and 1926)

    Adoption: 1986-06-17 | Date of entry into force: 1986-07-21 | USA-1986-R-2725

    This new standard reduces the permissible exposure limit to 0.2 fibres per cubic centimeter of air, determined as an eight-hour time-weighted average airborne concentration. It applies to all workers covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (LS 1970 - USA 1) who are exposed to asbestos, tremolite, anthophyllite and/or actinolite. Separate standards tailored to differing conditions have been issued for general industry (including the maritime sector) and for construction. Inter alia, the standard provides for methods of compliance, personal protective equipment, employee monitoring, medical surveillance, communication of hazards to employees and recordkeeping.

  12. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Standards for the Accreditation of Educational Programs for and the Credentialing of Radiologic Personnel Rule (42 CFR Part 75)

    Adoption: 1985-11-26 | USA-1985-R-3201

  13. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labelling of Containers Containing Ethylene Oxide Rule (20 CFR Part 1910)

    Adoption: 1985-10-01 | USA-1985-R-1901

    The object of the rule is to prevent excessive exposure of employees to this substance.

  14. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Executive Order Amending Executive Order (No. 11157) Relating to Pay for Hazardous Duty (No. 12494)

    Adoption: 1984-12-06 | USA-1984-R-1073

    Replaces section 109(b) of Part I (definition of "duty involving the demolition of explosives").

  15. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind and Disabled Rule (20 CFR Parts 404 and 416)

    Adoption: 1984-11-30 | USA-1984-R-1269

    Concern evaluation of disability.

  16. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act Amendments of 1984. Public Law 98-426.

    Adoption: 1984-09-28 | USA-1984-L-957

    Amends, inter alia, the definition of employee (section 2(3)) to exclude certain categories not exposed to specifically maritime hazards; the provisions concerning compensation for hearing loss, disability (section 8) and the determination of pay on which compensation is calculated (section 10). Repeals section 45, 46 and 47. Section 6(b)(1) is amended to provide that compensation payments for death shall be limited to a maximum of 200 per cent of National Average Weekly Wage applicable on the date of death. Previous amendment to the Act: 1972.

  17. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind and Disabled Rule (20 CFR Part 416)

    Adoption: 1984-08-06 | USA-1984-R-1233

    Amends section 416.1103 (definition of income for purposes of entitlement to benefits).

  18. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance, Black Lung Benefits, and Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind and Disabled Rule (20 CFR Parts 404, 410, 416 and 422)

    Adoption: 1984-07-25 | USA-1984-R-956

    Amends the procedure for revising decisions and appeals procedure.

  19. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Postsecondary Education Programs for Handicapped Persons Rule (34 CFR Part 338)

    Adoption: 1984-06-20 | USA-1984-R-550

    Regulations under the Education of the Handicapped Act, as amended, providing for assistance towards programs of postsecondary, vocational, technical, continuing or adult education for handicapped persons.

  20. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (1950-) Rule (20 CFR Part 404)

    Adoption: 1984-04-26 | USA-1984-R-674

    Amend rules on determining disability insured status for young workers who became disabled before reaching the age of 31 years, to give effect to Public Law 98-21 (Social Security Amendments of 1983).

  21. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety and Health Rule (29 CFR Part 1910)

    Adoption: 1983-11-21 | USA-1983-R-10043

    Insert a new para. 1910.1200 (Hazard communication) requiring that suppliers of chemicals provide information on the hazards thereof to employers in the manufacturing sector who must communicate such information to their employees.

  22. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (1950-) and Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind and Disabled Rule (20 CFR Parts 404 and 416)

    Adoption: 1982-11-30 | USA-1982-R-10452

  23. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Health Insurance for the Aged and Disabled Rule (42 CFR Part 405)

    Adoption: 1982-11-12 | USA-1982-R-10451

    Inter alia, amends para. 405.301 and 405.419 and inserts a new para. 405.376 relating to interest charges on overpayments and underpayments to providers and supplierpara.

  24. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance Benefits and Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind and Disabled Rule (20 CFR Parts 404 and 416)

    Adoption: 1980-08-07 | USA-1980-R-11906

    Numerous amendments to update and simplify rules determining disability and blindness.

  25. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Social Security Disability Amendments of 1980. Public Law 96-265 (H.R. 3236).

    Adoption: 1980-06-09 | USA-1980-L-11903

    Amends the Social Security Act [LS 1939-USA 2 (consolidation...1952-USA 1] to provide better work incentives and improved accountability in the disability programs, and for other purposes. Numerous amendments.

  26. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Identification, Classification and Regulation of Potential Occupational Carcinogens Rule (29 CFR Part 1990)

    Adoption: 1980-01-16 | USA-1980-R-11889

  27. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Requests for Health Hazard Evaluations and Amendments to Part 85a: Occupational Safety and Health Investigations of Places of Employment Rule (42 CFR Part 85)

    Adoption: 1980-01-07 | USA-1980-R-11888

  28. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety and Health Standards Rule (29 CFR Part 1910)

    Adoption: 1978-11-08 | USA-1978-R-12703

    Occupational exposure to lead.

  29. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rehabilitation Comprehensive Services, and Developmental Disabilities Amendments of 1978. Public Law 95-602 (H.R. 12467).

    Adoption: 1978-11-06 | USA-1978-R-12702

    Amends the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to extend certain programs established in such Act, to establish a community service employment program for handicapped individuals, and to provide comprehensive services for independent living for handicapped individuals, to amend the Developmental Disabilities Services and Facilities Construction Act, to revise and extend the programs under that Act, and for other purposes.

  30. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety and Health Standards Rule (29 CFR Part 1910)

    Adoption: 1978-06-16 | USA-1978-R-12684

    Occupational exposure to cotton dust.

  31. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind and Disabled Rule (20 CFR Parts 404 and 416)

    Adoption: 1977-02-16 | USA-1977-R-13153

    Rights and benefits based on disability; determination of disability or blindness; additional medical criteria for determination of disability for children under age 18.

  32. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Health Insurance for the Aged and Disabled Rule (20 CFR Part 405)

    Adoption: 1976-11-01 | USA-1976-R-13563

    Principles of reimbursement for cost-basis and risk-basis health maintenance organisations.

  33. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Toxic Substances Control Act. Public Law 94-468 (S. 3149).

    Adoption: 1976-10-11 | USA-1976-L-13558

    Regulates commerce and protect human health and environment by requiring testing and necessary use restrictions on certain chemical substances, and for other purposes.

  34. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Supplemental Security Income for the Aged, Blind and Disabled (1974-) Rule (20 CFR Part 416)

    Adoption: 1975-06-30 | USA-1975-R-18752

  35. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Lead-Based Paint Poisoning Prevention Act, and for other purposes.

    Adoption: 1973-11-09 | USA-1973-L-16069

    Amends, inter alia, section 401 (prohibition against use of lead-based paint in construction of facilities and the manufacture of certaon toys and utensil).

  36. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety and Health Standards Rule (29 CFR Part 1910)

    Adoption: 1973-07-24 | USA-1973-R-16056

    Revision of emergency temporary standard on certain carcinogens.

  37. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Health Insurance for the Aged and Disabled (1965) Rule (20 CFR Part 405)

    Adoption: 1973-04-19 | USA-1973-R-16051

    Amends Subpart C (Workmen's compensation exclusion).

  38. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Transportation or Storage of Explosives or Other Dangerous Articles or Substances and Combustible Liquids on Board Cargo Vessels Rule (46 CFR Part 146)

    Adoption: 1973-01-30 | USA-1973-R-16047

    Inter alia, adds a new Subpart 146.19 (Detailed regulations governing radioactive materials).

  39. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Noise Control Act of 1972. Public Law 92-574 (H.R. 11021).

    Adoption: 1972-10-27 | USA-1972-L-16689

    Provides for the control of emission of noise detrimental to the human environment, and for other purposes.

  40. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety and Health Standards: Standard for Exposure to Asbestos Dust Rule (29 CFR Part 1910)

    Adoption: 1972-06-02 | USA-1972-R-16675

  41. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment of Handicapped Clients in Sheltered Workshops (Change in Conditions for Employing Handicapped Homeworkers Outside of Work Activities Centers) Rule (29 CFR Part 525)

    Adoption: 1972-05-02 | USA-1972-R-16672

    Amends section 525.12 (industrial homework).

  42. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety and Health Standards Rule (29 CFR Part 1910)

    Adoption: 1972-01-06 | USA-1972-R-16660

    Amends sections 1910.13 to 16 and 93a (standard for exposure to asbestos dust in ship repairing, shipbuilding, shipbreaking and longshoring).

  43. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Safety and Health Regulations for Construction: Standard for Exposure to Asbestos Dust (29 CFR Part 1518)

    Adoption: 1971-12-02 | USA-1971-R-17365

    Amends section 1518.55 by adding (c) (gases, vapors, fumes, dusts and mists).

  44. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Social and Rehabilitation Service (Assistance Programs) Rule (45 CFR Part 222)

    Adoption: 1970-11-13 | USA-1970-R-18609

  45. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Safety and Health Standards for Federal Supply Contracts and Radiation Standards for Mining Rule (41 CFR Part 50)

    Adoption: 1969-04-17 | USA-1969-R-17890

  46. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment of Handicapped Clients in Sheltered Workshops Rule (29 CFR Part 525)

    Adoption: 1968-07-23 | USA-1968-R-18360

  47. United States of America - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Special Minimum Wages for Handicapped Workers in Competitive Employment and Special Minimum Wages for Handicapped Workers in Sheltered Workshops Rule (29 CFR Parts 524 and 525)

    Adoption: 1967-01-18 | USA-1967-R-18809

  48. Uruguay - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decreto núm. 270/014, de 22 de septiembre, que reglamenta diversos aspectos de la Ley núm. 19056, de 4 de enero de 2013 - Dirección Nacional de Impresiones y Publicaciones Oficiales

    Adoption: 2014-09-22 | Date of entry into force: 2014-09-29 | URY-2014-R-100205

    El citado decreto reglamenta diversos aspectos de la Ley núm. 19056, de 4 de enero de 2013, cuyo objeto sustancial es asegurar la protección y la seguridad radiológica de las personas, los bienes y el medio ambiente. En tal sentido, establece el alcance de la ley en cuestión y designa como autoridad de aplicación a la Autoridad Reguladora Nacional en Radioprotección (ARNR), determinando sus competencias y autorizándola a llevar a cabo inspecciones e imponer las sanciones que establece.

  49. Uruguay - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 17242 por la que se declara de interés público la prevención de cánceres genito-mamarios - Ley

    Adoption: 2000-06-13 | URY-2000-L-56556

    Dispone que las mujeres trabajadoras de la actividad privada y las funcionarias públicas tendrán derecho a un día al año de licencia especial con goce de sueldo a efectos de facilitar su concurrencia a realizarse exámenes de Papanicolau y/o radiografía mamaria.

  50. Uruguay - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decreto núm. 11/992, por el que se establece que el personal de las industrias donde se procesa mineral denominado asbesto tendrán bonificación de tres años por dos trabajados en el cómputo jubilatorio.

    Adoption: 1992-01-13 | URY-1992-R-32005

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