Tag: crystalline silica

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MSHA seeks data to protect miners from quartz exposure

August 28, 2019By

According to the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), quartz accounts for the overwhelming majority of naturally occurring crystalline silica.

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Seeking clarity on crystalline silica

August 10, 2018By

The new Occupational Safety & Health Administration rule blurs the compliance line for a number of industry companies.

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Things to consider if OSHA’s silica dust rule affects you

April 2, 2018By

An Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) rule on respirable crystalline silica is coming down in June for general industry and maritime.

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How OSHA’s silica rule will impact aggregate operations

August 15, 2017By

Enforcement of OSHA’s final rule to protect workers in construction from exposure will soon go into effect. What effects will this rule have on aggregate producers?

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Exploring the transition ahead at MSHA

February 16, 2017By

Bill Doran, an attorney at Ogletree Deakins, sheds some light on the transition to come at the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA).

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Regulations to watch amid the presidential transition

November 28, 2016By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association is monitoring several developments in the regulatory arena as the presidential transition approaches.

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OSHA hears from NSSGA rep on silica rule

March 28, 2014By

NSSGA‘s Pam Whitted, senior vice president of legislative and regulatory affairs, testified before the Occupational Safety and Health […]

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OSHA proposes new standards to limit crystalline silica exposure

August 26, 2013By

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) proposed a rule to curb lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary […]

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