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  • Publication Date:
  • Publication Type:
    Proposed Rule
  • Fed Register #:
    53:16731-2
  • Standard Number:
  • Title:
    Lead
Abstract:
This notice extends to May 23, 1988, the public comment period in
the current rulemaking on the OSHA lead standard. On April 7, 1988,
OSHA reopened the record to receive comments on a final set of
documents OSHA placed into the docket concerning the feasibility of
meeting the permissible exposure limit specified in the lead
standard through engineering and work practice controls in nine
remand industry sectors. A fuller explanation of the background and
legal history surrounding this proceeding and the lead standard can
be found in the Federal Register April 7, 1988 (53:11511) and August
3, 1987 (52:28727).