The first deadline for compliance with OSHA’s new respirable crystalline silica regulations was September 23, 2017. If you dig, etch, sand, crush, cut, or otherwise release dust from granite, pavers, sand, concrete or other natural stone, or do abrasive blasting with sand or on surfaces that contain silica, you are at risk of exposure to hazardous airborne crystalline silica and lifelong health consequences.
- Where silica is found
- Health hazards
- Job tasks that put you at risk
- How OSHA’s new regulations protect you
- Effective solutions to eliminate exposure
- How you can protect yourself