U.S. Department of Labor Extends Enforcement Date of Certain Provisions of the Beryllium Standard to August 9th

OSHA has announced a delay in enforcing certain requirements of the final rule on occupational exposure to beryllium in general industry. These requirements will not be enforced until Aug. 9, 2018.

The requirements include beryllium work areas, regulated work areas, methods of compliance, personal protective clothing and equipment, hygiene areas and practices, housekeeping, communication of hazards, and recordkeeping.

On June 1, 2018, OSHA published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to further extend the compliance dates of the remaining requirements until December 12, 2018.

For more information, visit: https://www.osha.gov/news/newsreleases/trade/07032018