Tag Archives: OSHA

OSHA considers silica rule changes

November 2, 2018

NCMA eNews November 1, 2018 OSHA is asking for input on potential changes to its respirable crystalline silica rule. The agency's pre-rule-stage request for information pertains to control measures for tasks and tools that are not currently included in the Table 1 section of the rule for construction, as well as tasks and tools around…
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OSHA releases free silica compliance tools for contractors

August 31, 2018

NCMA eNews August 30, 2018 In an effort to help contractors comply with its new Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction, OSHA has released instructional videos and other free educational materials about the topic. Some of the aids provided by the agency are a customizable slideshow presentation to help employers train construction workers; a short…
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7 Steps to Meeting the OSHA Silica Regulations

August 24, 2018

From Masonry Magazine Partners August 17, 2018 Whether you're an experienced safety manager, industrial hygienist, or you're just getting starting with air sampling, being in compliance with the OSHA Silica regulation can be challenging! So how do you make sense of all this? At Sensidyne, our certified Industrial Hygienists and Safety Engineers will provide you…
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D.C. Circuit rejects all industry challenges to OSHA’s new silica standards

January 5, 2018

From NCMA's eNews January 4, 2018 On Friday, December 22, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected all of American industry’s many challenges to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) new silica dust standard. OSHA’s new silica standards lower the permissible exposure to 50 micrograms per cubic meter…
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