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    OSHA addresses new silica dust standards

    Washington — OSHA has published a fact sheet intended to help employers comply with the agency’s standard on worker exposure to respirable crystalline silica (1910.1053) for general industry and maritime. The fact sheet highlights steps employers are required to take to protect employees, including assessing workplace exposures, establishing written exposure control plans and providing worker training. The […] READ MORE...

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    OSHA lays out upcoming regulatory plans in FY 2019 budget justification

    Washington — OSHA expects to complete revisions to its beryllium standards by the end of fiscal year 2019, the agency states in a recently released congressional budget justification. According to the document, the final rule for beryllium in the general industry will result in “a proposal either late 2018 or very early 2019.” Fiscal year 2019 begins Oct. […] READ MORE...