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Trump OSHA Delays Enforcement Of Obama Silica Rule To Craft Guidance

April 10, 2017
OSHA is postponing by three months the enforcement of construction industry compliance with the Obama administration's final rule overhauling the agency's limits for workers' exposure to silica, saying it is crafting additional guidance for employers given “the unique nature” of the rule's requirements for the construction sector. In an April 6 statement, OSHA postpones from June 23 to Sept. 23 the date it will start enforcing the agency's March 25, 2016, silica rule in the construction sector, but says employers...

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