Silica Safety Standards: What You Need to Know to be Fully Compliant
Silica has posed a safety hazard in the concrete industry for many years. OSHA has revised their requirements as to what measures should be taken to limit and prevent silica exposure. Even though OSHA revised this standard several years ago, people are still confused as to what the new requirements are and how to implement them in their workplace to be fully compliant. This session will highlight silica safety standards, inform attendees on specific rights and responsibilities under Federal OSHA's respirable crystalline silica requirements of 29 CFR 1926.1153.
1. Identify applicable OSHA safety standards for the planning and control of silica exposure
2. Explain the associated risks and health hazards associated with silica
3. List personal protective equipment and means for protecting yourself and others from silica
4. Describe the federal housekeeping and medical surveillance mandates for silica
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