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July 1, 2022

OSHA Readies First Stage Of Long-Awaited Update To Lead Standard

June 16, 2022 at 4:00 PM
OSHA’s long-delayed call for public input on possible updates to the decades-old lead exposure standard has cleared White House review, teeing up the first step of a rulemaking process the agency says will at least aim to tighten the blood lead levels (BLLs) that trigger medical removal of workers but could be much broader. The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on June 14 completed its review of OSHA’s “prerule” notice on the lead standard, more than two...

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