Silica

Five Takeaways from House Hearing on New Silica Exposure Rule
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Five Takeaways from House Hearing on New Silica Exposure Rule

The House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections held a hearing this week to... More

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OSHA Seeks Consolidation of Silica Rule Challenges

After OSHA announced its new silica dust exposure rule, several industry groups... More

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OSHA Silica Rule 'Not Based on Sound Science,' Industry Groups Say
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OSHA Silica Rule 'Not Based on Sound Science,' Industry Groups Say

More trade groups and associations have taken action this week following OSHA's... More

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Popular Quartz Countertops Pose a Risk to Workers
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Popular Quartz Countertops Pose a Risk to Workers

The New York Times reports on the new rules on “engineered stone” containing... More

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Dust Not Settled: Industry Leaders File Petition to Federal Court on Silica Dust Rule
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Dust Not Settled: Industry Leaders File Petition to Federal Court on Silica Dust Rule

The Association of Builders and Contractors, along with eight other industry... More

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Silica Dust Rule Continues to Elicit Criticism by Business Leaders
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Silica Dust Rule Continues to Elicit Criticism by Business Leaders

OSHA says the rule limiting exposure to the dust annually will save more than 600... More

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No One Should Get Sick from Showing Up to Work: The Lifelong Health Risks of Silica
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No One Should Get Sick from Showing Up to Work: The Lifelong Health Risks of Silica

Alan White has been working at a foundry for more than 20 years, yet the job led... More

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Construction, Aggregates, and Industry Leaders Erupt Over New Silica Rule
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Construction, Aggregates, and Industry Leaders Erupt Over New Silica Rule

Calling the new federal silica standard "unobtainable," as well as costly and... More

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3 Quick Ways to Get Into the New Silica Rule
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3 Quick Ways to Get Into the New Silica Rule

Pay extra heed to the table showing which practices will keep you out of trouble. More

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Breaking Down OSHA's Final Silica Dust Rule

Federal workplace regulators have issued a long-awaited rule aimed at protecting workers from respirable silica dust exposure. More

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