National Consensus Standard

Definition(s)


National Consensus Standard

“National Consensus Standard” means any standard or modification thereof which:

  1. Has been adopted and promulgated by a nationally recognized standards-producing organization under procedures whereby it can by determined by the Secretary of Labor or by the Assistant Secretary of Labor that persons interested and affected by the scope or provisions of the standard have reached substantial agreement on its adoption;
  2. Was formulated in a manner which afforded an opportunity for diverse views to be considered;
  3. Has been designated as such a standard by the Secretary or the Assistant Secretary after consultation with other appropriate Federal Agencies.

Source: State of Wyoming Occupational Safety and Health Rules and Regulations for Oil and Gas Well Drilling, Revised January 8, 2013. Regulations