OSHA Delays New Beryllium Exposure Rules Until May

Law360 (March 5, 2018, 9:03 PM EST) -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Friday it is pushing back until May the effective date of parts of a rule limiting workers' exposure to beryllium, an industrial byproduct linked to lung disease, while it negotiates with manufacturers and groups that have sued over the rule.

Thomas Galassi, head of OSHA's Directorate of Enforcement Programs, sent a letter to the office's regional administrators Friday saying the directorate would start enforcing the new limits on May 11, 60 days after the previous effective date of March...
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