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OSHA's Final Rule for Respirable Crystalline Silica

Posted by Emilcott Associates

Mar 25, 2016 11:22:53 AM

OSHA's final Crystalline & Silica Rule has been officially published in the federal register and will be effective on June 23, 2016. Compliance date range from June 23, 2017 for the Construction Industry with most of General Industry meeting compliance in June 2018.

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Topics: Lower PEL for Crystalline Silica, Exposure to silica dust, New OSHA Rule on Silica, silica dust exposure, OSHA releases new silica rule, OSHA Compliance

OSHA Steps in to Regulate Silica Dust

Posted by Shivi Kakar

Sep 3, 2013 10:33:00 AM

The headline made it to the front page of the New York Times on August 24, 2013 on the bottom right corner a headline read “New OSHA Rule on Silica” … The complete article was on the front page of the Business section of the New York edition. This is BIG NEWS. As an industrial hygienist working in the New York City metro area for 30 years, I don’t ever recall a proposed rule of an occupational exposure limit hitting the front page of the business section of the NY Times.

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Topics: New OSHA Rule on Silica, silica dust exposure, OSHA releases new silica rule

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