Tuesday, March 17, 2015

OSHA's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Updates Eye & Face Protection Standards

OSHA has published a proposed revision to its eye and face protection standards that updates the PPE requirements for general industry, shipyard employment, longshoring, marine terminals and construction standards. The agency reports its revisions include the current American National Standards Institute eye and face protection standard and updates language in the construction eye and face protection standard to improve consistency with general industry and maritime standards. Public comments may be electronically via the Federal eRulemaking Portal, by mail or by fax. Comments are due April 15, 2015. For more information, see the Federal Register notice.