Michigan Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules  
Administrative Rules Division (ARD)  
611 W. Ottawa Street  
Lansing, MI 48909  
Phone: 517-335-8658 Fax: 517-335-9512  
REQUEST FOR RULEMAKING (RFR)  
1. Department:  
Labor and Economic Opportunity  
2. Bureau:  
MIOSHA  
3. Promulgation type:  
MCL 24.244 (2)  
4. Title of proposed rule set:  
GI and CS and Health Standard Pt 432. Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response  
5. Rule numbers or rule set range of numbers:  
R 325.52101 to R 325.52137  
6. Estimated time frame:  
6 months  
Name of person filling out RFR:  
Daniela Garza  
E-mail of person filling out RFR:  
Phone number of person filling out RFR:  
517-284-7738  
Address of person filling out RFR:  
530 West Allegan Street, Lansing MI, 48933  
7. Describe the general purpose of these rules, including any problems the changes are intended  
to address.  
These rules, GI & CS Part. 432 Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response in general  
industry gives direction to employers and employees on protecting Michigan employees from  
safety and health hazards in the workplace as a result of exposure to hazardous waste operations  
and emergency response.  
These rules are being amended in order to be as effective as the federal Occupational Safety and  
Health Administration (OSHA) standard 29 CFR 1910.120 “Hazardous Waste Operations and  
Emergency Response.”  
In addition, this rule set is being amended in order to make editorial and administrative revisions  
and required under the standard improvement project issued by federal OSHA.  
8. Please cite the specific promulgation authority for the rules (i.e. department director,  
commission, board, etc.).  
The director of the department has the specific promulgation authority for the rules.  
A. Please list all applicable statutory references (MCLs, Executive Orders, etc.).  
MCL 24.239  
RFR-Page 2  
By authority conferred on the director of the department of labor and economic opportunity by  
sections 14, 16, 19, 21, and 24 of the Michigan occupational safety and health act, 1974 PA 154,  
MCL 408.1014, 408.1016, 408.1019, 408.1021, and 408.1024, and Executive Reorganization  
Order Nos. 1996-1, 1996-2, 2003-1, 2008-4, 2011-4, and 2019-3, MCL 330.3101, 445.2001,  
445.2011, 445.2025, 445.2030, and 125.1998.  
B. Are the rules mandated by any applicable constitutional or statutory provision? If so, please  
explain.  
Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Act, 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1014(5).  
9. Please describe the extent to which the rules conflict with or duplicate similar rules,  
compliance requirements, or other standards adopted at the state, regional, or federal level.  
The rules do not conflict with or duplicate similar rules, compliance requirements, or other  
standards adopted at the state, regional, or federal level.  
10. Is the subject matter of the rules currently contained in any guideline, handbook, manual,  
instructional bulletin, form with instructions, or operational memoranda?  
None that MIOSHA is aware of.  
11. Are the rules listed on the department’s annual regulatory plan as rules to be processed  
for the current year?  
Yes  
12. Will the proposed rules be promulgated under Section 44 of the Administrative Procedures  
Act, 1969 PA 306, MCL 24.244, or under the full rulemaking process?  
MCL 24.244 (2)  
A. Explain why the rules are being promulgated under 24.244.  
These rules are being amended, in order to be as effective as OSHA.  
MCL 24.239