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December 9, 2023

Employers, Industries Attack Proposed Cal/OSHA Safety Rules For Lead

March 17, 2023 at 2:45 PM
Employer and trade groups are urging California OSHA (Cal/OSHA) to extend the comment period on its proposed overhaul of rules for lead exposure in the construction sector and general industry, charging that the new blood lead-level limits and action levels are much too stringent, and that many of the rules are too complicated for regulated entities to understand. “Regulations are ultimately supposed to be written for the regulated public. This regulation as it stands right now is confusing; the additions...

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