U.S. OSHA Extends Public Comment Period on Chemical Management and Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs)

OSHA seeking feedback on its current approach to risk and feasibility assessment. 

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a Request for Information (RFI) in the Federal Register on October 10, 2014 seeking feedback on OSHA’s current approach to risk and feasibility assessment. 

Call for additional information regarding efficient chemical management for the workplace

The RFI also called for additional information regarding efficient, yet safe, chemical management for the workplace.  OSHA is extending the comment period on this RFI on Chemical Management and Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs) from April 8, 2015 to October 9, 2015.

Red-on-line EHS Legal Specialist

Sources: 

Chemical Management and Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs), 80 FR 15702, March 25, 2015.

Chemical Management and Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs), 79 FR 61384, October 10, 2014.