August 3, 2017

OSHA Rolls Back Safety Rule Relating to Beryllium

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has rolled back Obama-era safety rules that were put in place to protect maritime and construction workers from beryllium, a potentially deadly mineral. According to a report in The New York Times, soon after President Trump’s inauguration, the agency said it might lift some of these restrictions….

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March 25, 2014

Injuries and Illnesses That May Make You Consider a Beryllium Lawsuit

Beryllium is a rare toxic element found in volcanic dust, soil, coal, and certain minerals. It is a strong and naturally occurring metal that is released from burning coal and oil and settles on land and water. It is found in plants and some minerals, and is also present in extremely low levels in the…

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September 30, 2013

Injury and Disability Lawyer Releases New Beryllium Infographic on Chronic Beryllium Disease

Beryllium is a metal that has become common in the manufacturing of certain goods. In particular it is often used in electronics such as cell phones, computers, and automotive sensors. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration has warned that beryllium is a toxic substance which can lead to acute beryllium disease and chronic beryllium disease….

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