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?
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