OSHA yesterday published its semiannual regulatory agenda, which notes the rules the agency is considering as future safety controls.
Among those already proposed are the confined spaces in
construction rule; a new electric power transmission and distribution rule for
electrical protective equipment; and a new rule focusing on cranes and
OSHA also noted several rules in the pre-proposed phase.
These include regulations on occupational exposure to crystalline silica,
beryllium, methylene chloride (which is a Section 610 Review), and diacetyl and
food flavorings containing diacetyl.
Read about all of these proposed rules, the proposed
standards and expected timetables, by visiting the link below.
OSHA Publishes Upcoming Regulatory Agenda (5/6)
May 6, 2008