OSHA is set to begin enforcement of the new Silica Construction standard on September 23, 2017. At this point, you should have a good handle on how silica-related tasks will be handled on your jobsites. Masonry and demolition contractors are not the only companies who will be subject to this [...]Read more Is Your Construction Company Ready for the Silica Standard?
The compliance date for the new Construction Silica Standard has been postponed to September 23, 2017. It was originally slated to begin this month on June 23rd. OSHA is pushing the date back to work on providing additional guidance to employers. For more information on the new standard and [...]Read more Date Changes to OSHA’s Silica Standard for Construction
NOTE: There have been changes to the dates for this rule. See this post for the most up-to-date information. In an effort to reduce cases of lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and kidney disease in workers, OSHA has issued a final ruling that will limit exposure to [...]Read more OSHA Publishes Final Crystalline Silica Rule