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Report: Judges Deny Request to Delay Challenge to Silica Dust Rule

February 16, 2017

According to a report today in PaintSquare, federal judges have denied a request from industry groups to delay a court case challenging OSHA’s new silica dust rule.

In the case, industry groups and some unions are challenging OSHA’s logic behind several aspects of the rule, including the¬†protection requirements and the provisions surrounding workers’ exposure testing.

The industry groups were seeking a 60-day delay to give the new presidential administration time to review the rule, and potentially decide not to defend it.

Read more about the case and today’s ruling on PaintSquare.

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