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Safety Tip of the Week – Silica Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Silica Safety

Silica Safety In June 2017, OSHA released a final ruling on the use of silica, discussing all of the dangers that are associated with the consistent exposure of silica, and they noted that it’s been directly linked to more than 900 cases of silicosis, annually—which is a very deadly respiratory...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Silica Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Silica Safety

Silica Safety In June 2017, OSHA released a final ruling on the use of silica, discussing all of the dangers that are associated with the consistent exposure of silica, and they noted that it’s been directly linked to more than 900 cases of silicosis, annually—which is a very deadly respiratory...

Safety Tip of the Week – Silica Dust Hazards

Safety Tip of the Week – Silica Dust Hazards

Silica Dust Hazards Silica exposure remains a serious threat to nearly 2 million U.S. workers, including more than 100,000 workers in high risk jobs such as abrasive blasting, foundry work, stonecutting, rock drilling, quarry work and tunneling. The seriousness of the health hazards associated with silica exposure is demonstrated by...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Silica Dust Hazards

Weekly Safety Meeting – Silica Dust Hazards

Silica Dust Hazards Silica exposure remains a serious threat to nearly 2 million U.S. workers, including more than 100,000 workers in high risk jobs such as abrasive blasting, foundry work, stonecutting, rock drilling, quarry work, and tunnelling. Crystalline silica is a basic component of soil, sand, granite, and many other...