Inside OSHA

September 21, 2019

OSHA Faces Battle With Plan To Tailor Construction Sector Beryllium Rules

September 9, 2019 at 6:29 PM
OSHA is facing a stakeholder battle as it proceeds with its plan to drop a rulemaking to rescind ancillary provisions from its beryllium rule for the construction sector and instead tailor the provisions, with industry groups suggesting they may sue as the agency lacks evidence for a threshold finding while health groups are citing studies backing the effort. The battle emerged during a Sept. 9 meeting of OSHA’s Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH), where top officials formally...

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