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OSHA Begins Enforcing Portions Of Beryllium Standard

May 14, 2018
OSHA has issued an interim enforcement guidance to regional administrators instructing them to enforce certain provisions of the agency's beryllium standards, beginning May 11, as agreed to in a recent settlement with industry producers. The May 9 memo from Thomas Galassi, OSHA's director of enforcement programs, states that in order “to allow time to complete that and other ongoing rulemaking proceedings” on May 11 OSHA will begin enforcing only: the permissible exposure limits (PEL) in the general industry, construction, and...


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