US body delays ‘$5bn’ decision on silica sand exposure
Published: Monday, 27 February 2012
Industry holds breath as US extends review on sand permissible exposure limit
The US Office
of Management and Budget (OMB) is undertaking an extended
review of the permissible exposure limit (PEL) for silica sand
before making a decision that could cost the industry $5bn.
For over a year now, OMB has been considering a proposal by
the US Occupational Safety and Health...