Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration: Occupational Exposure to Hexavalent Chromium
GAO-06-539R: Mar 27, 2006
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) new rule on subject occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium. GAO found that (1) the rule establishes an 8-hour time-weighted average exposure limit of 5 micrograms of Cr(VI) per cubic meter of air; and (2) OSHA complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.