New OSHA Silica Standard Covering Silica Dust

Is your business in compliance with the new OSHA Silica standard covering silica dust? On June 23, 2016 the revision to the new rule limiting the amount of silica dust exposure went into effect. The new rule establishes a PEL of 50 micrograms of crystalline silica per cubic meter based on an 8-hour time-weighted average. Previously, the PEL was determined using a calculation of the percentage of...

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