OSHA has recently published this revised fact sheet that summarizes the major requirements of the respirable crystalline silica standard for general industry and maritime.
Workers can be exposed to respirable crystalline silica during the:
Manufacture of glass, pottery, ceramic, brick, concrete, asphalt roofing, jewelry, artificial stone, dental, porcelain, or structural clay products
Use of industrial sand in operations such as foundry work
Use of sand for abrasive blasting
Generally, general industry employers must comply with all requirements of the standard by June 23, 2018. 2/16/2018
Ohio Manufacturers' Association published this content on 23 February 2018 and is solely responsible for the information contained herein.
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