OSHA Proposes Revised Beryllium Standard for General Industry

OSHA issued a proposed rule on December 11th to revise the beryllium standard for general industry. The proposed changes are designed to clarify the safety standard and improve compliance. The proposed rule would amend selected paragraphs of the standard, and also replace Appendix A, Operations for Establishing Beryllium Work Areas.

Comments on the proposed rule must be submitted by February 9, 2019. For more information, visit  

https://www.osha.gov/news/newsreleases/trade/12102018

https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=OSHA-2018-0003-0016