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USFA and OSHA Presentation on the Emergency Response Notice of Proposed Ruling

Posted: March 21, 2024

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USFA’s NFA Superintendent Eriks Gabliks and OSHA’s Director of Standards and Guidance, Andrew Levinson, discuss the history of the Fire Brigades standard and proposed Emergency Response standard. Director Levinson explains the process for submitting comments and proposed timeline.

The Emergency Response proposed rule has been published in the Federal Register and is now available for viewing.

OSHA welcomes and encourages the submission of public comments in response to this proposed rule. The comment period ends on May 6, 2024.

Comments can be submitted to the Emergency Response Docket at

Additional information on OSHA's rulemaking process and how stakeholders can participate is available at