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OSHA 'Will Issue' Final Silica Standard, Top Official Promises Worker Health Activists

June 5, 2015 at 6:01 PM
OSHA fully expects before the Obama administration ends to finalize and enact new regulations aimed at reducing workplace hazards from crystalline silica dust, OSHA's top non-career deputy told safety and health activists at a Maryland conference Wednesday (June 3). Advocates increasingly worry that Congress will pass language to prevent the agency from promulgating the rule under Obama, an official with National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH), the conference organizing body, tells Inside OSHA Online . The contentious...

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