New OSHA Delay May Bolster Industry Calls To Curtail Beryllium Standard
March 20, 2017
The Trump administration has, for the second time, delayed the effective date of the Obama OSHA's final beryllium rule, agreeing to examine concerns raised by an industry group and its congressional backers over the rule's coverage of the construction and shipyard sectors, though the agency has rebuffed, for now, industry calls for a longer delay. In a Federal Register notice slated for publication March 21, OSHA extended the rule's effective date for an additional 60 days -- until May 20...
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