OSHA’s 2016 silica dust standard focuses on protecting workers from harmful silica dust. In order to comply with the new standard, industries handling silica dust must create a written exposure control plan and choose equipment to properly aid in collection and containment. With compliance dates as early as September 2017, it is now more important than ever to understand and comply with OSHA’s silica standard to protect workers.
Complying with OSHA's Silica Dust Rule in 2018
The New OSHA Silica Dust regulations become finable in 2017. Dont get caught on the job without the right safety measures in place! Minimum permissable exposure level for respirable crystalline silica has been set to 50 micrograms per cubic meter of air over an 8 hour shift, which is next to nothing.