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November 19, 2019

OSHA Floats Plan To Revise Two Industries’ Beryllium Exposure Standards

October 8, 2019 at 10:48 AM
OSHA is floating a proposal to revise Obama-era standards for occupational exposure to beryllium and beryllium compounds in the construction and shipyards industries, saying the changes will better tailor the standards for the two sectors’ unique exposures and also improve the agency’s overall enforcement of beryllium limits. The proposal , published in the Oct. 8 Federal Register , follows a Sept. 30 final rule in which OSHA dropped prior plans to completely revoke the Obama-era limits, saying that undoing the...

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