On September 20, 2017, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sent a memo to Regional Administrators regarding enforcement of the new construction silica regulation 29 CFR 1926.1153. This new rule, originally issued in March 2016, has already been delayed once in terms of the enforcement date going into effect.
A Helpful Guide to OSHA’s New Silica Standard
If your crew works with silica, you’ve probably heard about OSHA’s updated construction regulation that goes into effect starting mid-2017. However, you may not be clear on the details and what it means for your team.