August 8, 2020
Workers’ Groups Urge Stronger Protections In OSHA Beryllium Proposal
Health and labor groups, along with two top Democrats, are raising concerns about OSHA’s plan to revise exposure standards for beryllium in the shipyard and construction sectors, and are urging changes to the plan to better protect workers’ health, highlighting a clash with industry groups who are threatening to sue OSHA if it finalizes the rule. The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), which represents more than 4,000 health care professionals, tells OSHA in a recent comment letter...
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