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Construction Coalition Petitions OSHA Silica Rule

The construction industry is not going away quietly regarding the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) controversial final crystalline silica rule. Monday, eight construction industry organizations filed a petition for review of the rule, which was published late last month, … Continue reading

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OSHA’s Controversial Silica Rule Set in Motion

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its final “Silica Rule,” intended to limit construction and general industry workers’ exposure to respirable crystalline silica. The rule, which has been in the works since 2013, reduces the permissible exposure limit … Continue reading

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Construction Industry Urges OSHA to Withdraw Silica Rule

Some construction industry-related groups are asking the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to withdraw its proposed rule to drastically lower the permissible exposure limit (PEL) of crystalline silica for the construction industry. Input for the last comment period was … Continue reading

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