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OMB Quickly Reviews OSHA Data Plan For Easing Obama-Era Silica Rule

August 09, 2019
The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has quickly competed its review of OSHA’s draft request for information (RFI) that could help open the door to easing implementation of the Obama administration’s rule requiring protective equipment for construction workers exposed to crystalline silica. According to OMB’s website, the office completed its review of the draft RFI Aug. 8 after OSHA submitted it July 29 , significantly more quickly than the 90 days such reviews are generally required to...

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