Items Tagged with 'silica'


NIOSH announces focus on motor vehicle incidents

Chicago – Motor vehicle incidents are the leading cause of worker fatalities, and NIOSH Director John Howard said it is time to “unravel” the excuses and contributing factors that allow the trend to continue.
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Silica exposure

'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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David Michaels

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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