May 25, 2018
On June 23, 2018, the second phase of the OSHA permissible exposure limit (PEL) regulations go into effect for general industry and maritime. Here’s what you need to do if you’re an asphalt plant owner to safeguard the health of your workers from silica dust.
Apr 29, 2018
Were you planning to offer face masks to workers who may enter dusty areas during the work day? While that sounds like an excellent way to protect workers from inhaling respirable silica dust, it’s a solution that opens up another set of requirements.
Sep 23, 2017
When we cut, grind or drill into concrete and asphalt out on the job site, there’s a risk of exposure to respirable crystalline silica, also known as silica dust. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration estimates that 2 million construction workers in the United States have been exposed to this material, and in March of […]