OSHA, EPA, FTA & More

     WASHINGTON (CN) – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has withdrawn a proposed rule because it determined that that the abbreviated Bitrex qualitative fit test is not sufficiently accurate to include it among the qualitative fits tests listed in Part II of Appendix A of its Respiratory Protection Standard.




     The Environmental Protection Agency revises the Knox County part of the Tennessee State Implementation Plan removes particular “mobile sources” from the list of exempted air contaminant sources, and changes the name of the Office of Solid Waste, and names it its area source category list.
     The Federal Transit Administration amends its Buy America regulation to include bi-metallic composite conducting rail on the list of traction power equipment. This means that, rail made of two metals need only consist of 60 percent domestic content, with final assembly taking place in the United States.
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