Regulations (Preambles to Final Rules) - Table of Contents|
| Record Type:||Air Contaminants|
| Title:||Section 1 - I. Executive Summary|
(a) reducing the PEL noted in the proposal;The final Standard in 29 CFR 1910.1000 covers a total of 600 substances, this includes 428 substances for which OSHA opened the rulemaking process for consideration of revising or establishing new PELs.
(b) increasing the PEL (not to exceed the existing Table Z-1 PEL) noted in the proposal; and
(c) identifying the acceptability of respirators, due to feasibility considerations, to achieve compliance with the PEL for a small number of specific operations involving 4 substances.
(1) Addition of PELs for 164 new substances.In addition to these changes, the new final standard in 29 CFR 1910.1000 reprints existing exposure limits for the following substances which were either not covered or not considered for change in this rulemaking.
(2) Adoption of more protective PELs for 212 substances. For one of the 212 OSHA raised the TWA but added a STEL.
(3) No changes for 52 substances which were considered in this rulemaking.
(a) No change to existing PELs for 9 substances which are currently undergoing 6(b) rulemaking.The final rule also includes minor changes to the introductory text, and definitions for the tabular listing of the new PELs in 29 CFR 1910.1000.
(b) No change to existing PELs for 3 substances (benzene, cotton dust, and formaldehyde) where some segments are not covered by an individual 6(b) Regulation.
(c) PELs for 160 substances, which are unchanged, and were not evaluated during this rulemaking.
|Regulations (Preambles to Final Rules) - Table of Contents|