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Trump Admin Memo Delays OSHA Beryllium Rule For 11 Days

Law360, New York (February 2, 2017, 7:09 PM EST) -- The effective date of a new rule created to protect workers from beryllium, a material that can cause lung disease, has been delayed by the Department of Labor for 11 days in order to comply with a memorandum issued by the Trump administration on Inauguration Day that halted and delayed new regulations, according to a Wednesday departmental notice.

The beryllium rule was issued by an arm of the DOL, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, in January and is aimed at limiting beryllium exposure in the...
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