Inside OSHA

February 7, 2023

Chemical Sector Weighs Legal Challenges Over Contentious HCS Update

February 15, 2022 at 6:11 PM
Chemical industry sources say OSHA has been “dismissive” of their concerns over its controversial proposal to add new data requirements for downstream chemical uses to its updated Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), and are not ruling out legal action if the agency proceeds with the rule as proposed. In recent months, industry groups have renewed their push for the agency to drop or dramatically change provisions in the proposed update to the HCS that would require manufacturers and importers to compile...

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