Tag: beryllium

Beryllium symbol - Be. Element of the periodic table zoomed with magnifying glass

Definition of Beryllium Work Area Changed by OSHA

Days before compliance is required with its major rule, Occupational Exposure to Beryllium (January 9, 2017, FR), OSHA has published a direct final rule (DFR) clarifying provisions affecting trace amounts of beryllium materials in general industry workplaces. Specifically, the DFR amends the definition of beryllium work area as well as terms affected by that change.


Latest OSHA News: Beryllium and Whistleblowers

Late last week, OSHA released a couple of important news updates. One announced the issuance of a direct final rule revising the beryllium standard for general industry, and the other addressed whistleblower issues in the railroad and trucking industries. Read up on both of them right here.