Tag: beryllium exposure

Beryllium on periodic table

OSHA Issues Final Rule for Beryllium in General Industry

On July 14, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule amending the general industry standard for beryllium (85  FR 42582). The final rule revises an “eleventh-hour” Obama administration rulemaking issued on January 9, 2017.

Focus on Beryllium Chemical Element from the Mendeleev Periodic Table

OSHA Will Move Forward with Beryllium Rules from Obama Era

On September 30, OSHA withdrew its proposal to revoke the ancillary provisions of the construction and shipyard beryllium standards. The permissible exposure limit (PEL) and short-term exposure limit (STEL) already have gone into effect, and the agency will implement the other provisions of the January 9, 2017, final rule, which will become effective September 30, […]