OSHA Announces “Targeted Industries in Construction” for silica enforcement.

By Jeffrey W. Coonse, PE / February 6, 2020

Silica Enforcement in the Construction Industry We should consider the OSHA’s new silica law a good thing.  The permissible exposure limit for silica has been cut from 250 ug/m3 to 50 ug/m3 – a five fold decrease.  We depend on our crew members.  The stakes are high.  Silica causes silicosis – lung disease, kidney disease,…

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