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OSHA’s RFI Opens Door To Expanded Rollback Of Obama Silica Rule

August 14, 2019 at 5:29 PM
OSHA is publishing its request for information (RFI) seeking data on whether it should ease the Obama administration’s rule requiring protective equipment for construction workers exposed to crystalline silica, a measure that also opens the door to extending any deregulatory measures to standards covering maritime and general industry. The RFI, slated to be published in the Aug. 15 Register , seeks information on a host of issues including “whether there are additional circumstances where it would be appropriate to...

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