Items Tagged with 'Permissible exposure limit'

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Beryllium

Reducing beryllium exposure

OSHA proposes to significantly strengthen its rule on exposure to the versatile but potentially deadly metal
OSHA’s proposed rule on beryllium has been released. It aims to dramatically reduce the current permissible exposure limit – a move supported by both labor and industry – and save hundreds of lives a year.
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Threshold limit value changes

The American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists has set new recommendations around lower H2S monitoring, and I have heard that OSHA may consider doing the same. How will these changes affect my gas monitoring program and safety audit?

The American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists has set new recommendations around lower H2S monitoring, and I have heard that OSHA may consider doing the same. How will these changes affect my gas monitoring program and safety audit?


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OMB completes review of PEL proposal

Washington – A review of OSHA’s proposal on chemical management and permissible exposure limits is now complete, allowing the agency to move forward on the rulemaking process.
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