Items Tagged with 'silica'

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OSHA STANDARDS

'Long overdue'

OSHA aims to revise standards on worker exposure to silica
OSHA has proposed an update of its decades-old standards on silica exposure. Read what the proposed requirements are, and what some stakeholders are saying about it.
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OSHA'S REGULATORY AGENDA

Regulatory agenda: Silica, I2P2 rules expected soon

Washington – OSHA expects to issue highly anticipated proposed rules for its Silica and Injury and Illness Prevention Program standards within the next few months, according to the Spring Regulatory Agenda, published July 3.
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Safe bagging

Because mine dust contains large quantities of silica, baggers have to be certain to limit their exposure to prevent potentially deadly conditions.
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