Silica for Lunch

Sometimes I wish I could just stay home in bed.  But dogs need walking, and this aging body needs exercise. The problem is what I often find along my…Silica for Lunch

Silica is the New Asbestos: New OSHA Regional Emphasis Program Will Target Respirable Silica Hazards in Six States | Workplace Safety and Environmental Law Alert Blog

By Brent I. Clark, James L. Curtis, Adam R. Young, Patrick D. Joyce,  and Craig B. Simonsen Seyfarth Synopsis: OSHA has developed a new Regional Emphasis — Read on

“New OSHA Regulations On Concrete Silica Dust Exposure Rule” #Silica #Construction

On September 23, the U.S. Department of Labor will begin to enforce its reduction in the amount of silica that construction workers can be exposed to over an eight-hour day. The U.S Department of Labor will start enforcing its new concrete silica dust ruling for construction on September 23, 2017 (moved from June 23, 2017). … Continue reading “New OSHA Regulations On Concrete Silica Dust Exposure Rule” #Silica #Construction

“OSHA Enforcement Update – July 23, 2014”

HOT TOPICS Recent Industry Alerts/Letters: Ammonium Nitrate Storage Bathtub Refinishing-Methylene Cl [PDF*] Bromopropane Crowds at Stores on Black Friday Diesel Exhaust from Vehicles [PDF*] Silica in "Fracking" [PDF*] All Alerts/Letters to Employers Enforcement Initiatives: Green Jobs - Dr. Michaels' Remarks Temporary Workers Targeted Enforcement: Recent National Emphasis Programs (NEPs): Chemical Facilities NEP* Federal Agency Targeting* … Continue reading “OSHA Enforcement Update – July 23, 2014”