Beryllium

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OSHA and Obama
SILICA RULE LIKELY, WATCHERS SAY

OSHA under Obama: The final year

With 12 months remaining until the presidential election, which regulatory agenda items can OSHA accomplish?
This time next year, the nation will be electing a new president, who could move OSHA in a different direction. What can the agency accomplish in the remaining months of the Obama administration? OSHA-watchers weigh in.
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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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OSHA

Despite delays, OSHA says to expect several rules soon

Washington – Several final and proposed OSHA rules – including a long-delayed update to the beryllium rule – are expected to be published in the next few months, according to the agency’s spring regulatory agenda, released May 21.
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