This comprehensive guide explores PPE options as well as engineering controls (physical workplace changes) and administrative work
practice controls that should be evaluated first to protect workers from silica hazards.
Read about silica exposure, the risks stone countertop fabrication workers are facing and important steps that can be taken to help protect them.
We help break down some of OSHA’s FAQ answers to help you achieve construction silica standard compliance.
Now that this regulation is fully in effect, learn more about the steps you should take to help avoid injuries, penalties and achieve compliance.
There is a clear difference between a mask and a respirator.
Even though it might not feel like winter is over just yet, now is a good time to evaluate your safety program and inventory to ensure you have the right Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for your workers to help prevent common injuries.
It’s a key part for OSHA Construction Silica compliance to ensure you have a competent person on site, but you may be wondering what it takes to be a competent person as required by the new standard.
Have you taken the necessary steps to comply with the new OSHA silica standard? 3M has resources developed by safety professionals and certified industrial hygienists to help you on the journey to comply with new US OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1153 regulation.
As you probably know by now in March 2016, OSHA launched the Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction Regulation (29 CFR 1926.1153). Access this online resource to help learn more about the regulations and access resources and information related to silica.
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