Tag: respirable crystalline silica

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MSHA provides update on crystalline silica rule

August 11, 2023By

The mining industry now has until Sept. 11 to submit comments to the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) about its proposed rule on respirable crystalline silica.

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Mine fatalities nearing 2022 mark with several months to go

August 10, 2023By

The total number of 2023 mining fatalities is up to 27 following two separate Aug. 5 accidents, according to the Mine Safety & Health Administration.

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What you need to know about MSHA’s silica standard

July 7, 2023By and

Bill Doran and Margo Lopez, attorneys with the law firm Ogletree Deakins, break down the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) newly proposed rule on respirable crystalline silica.

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MSHA unveils proposed rule for crystalline silica

July 5, 2023By

According to the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), the proposed rule is designed to lower miners’ exposure to silica and improve respiratory protection.

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MSHA targeting silica with enforcement initiative

June 27, 2022By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) is implementing an enforcement initiative with the intent of protecting miners from respirable crystalline silica.

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MSHA targeting silica with enforcement initiative

June 13, 2022By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) is taking steps to reduce the exposure miners face to silica dust as work continues on a health standard.

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What’s next for silica, air quality and other key issues?

July 16, 2020By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association provides clarity on the Trump administration’s regulatory agenda and where safety and health issues pertinent to the aggregate industry currently stand.

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NSSGA gives OSHA additional info on proposed silica rule

June 9, 2014By

NSSGA filed additional information and data with OSHA following the agency’s public hearings in March and April on a […]

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NSSGA issues comments on proposed silica rules

February 13, 2014By

NSSGA filed formal comments with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on the agency’s proposed rule on […]

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