Safety and OSHA News

OSHA changes its mind about beryllium rule

When it comes to OSHA’s beryllium standard for construction, it seems there isn’t as much overlap with other standards as the agency initially thought. [Read more…]

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OSHA: Beryllium rule update, comments requested on VPP

Despite the lack of a nominee to head OSHA under the Trump administration, the agency continues to make changes, including one proposal to the beryllium standard.  [Read more…]

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OSHA delays effective date of new beryllium rule

Employers will have some additional time to comply with the new beryllium rule.  [Read more…]

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OSHA issues rule to revise beryllium regulations

A new rule issued by OSHA lowers the allowed levels of a chemical that can cause devastating lung diseases.  [Read more…]

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OSHA proposes revision to health standard

OSHA has finalized its proposal to lower the permissible exposure levels to a material that can cause devastating lung disease. The new standard would dramatically lower workplace exposure limits in place since 1948.  [Read more…]

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What new/updated rules is OSHA working on now?

OSHA now predicts that, by the end of this summer, businesses will see three new or revised regulations.  [Read more…]

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Bloomberg: Obama wrote fewer rules than Bush

Some business leaders claim the reason the U.S. economy has been floundering is because of the number of new regulations imposed by the Obama administration. Bloomberg News has conducted an analysis of new regulations enacted by the last several presidents. The results may surprise some people.  [Read more…]

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