Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Obstructive Sleep Apnea | Federal Railroad Administration

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DOT Physical Rules-Regulations| Randolph Rosarion M.D.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommended DOT to take action, and in a joint FRA and FMCSA ANPRM the two agencies seek public input to address the prevalence of moderate to severe OSA in safety sensitive individuals, the associated risks, and the cost and benefits of regulatory action to address screening and treatment.  Public comment should be made in the next 90 days and both FRA and FMCSA will be holding public listening sessions in Washington D.C., Chicago and Los Angeles.  The main question on the table is should regulatory action be passed to propose requirements and address the screening and treatment of OSA in transportation workers?

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ABSTRACT: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) request data and information concerning the prevalence of moderate-to-severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) among individuals occupying safety sensitive positions in…

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About Randolph Rosarion M.D.

Board Certified physician in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) Certified National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME) Certified Medical Review Officer (MRO) USCIS designated Civil Surgeon

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