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Silica/Asphalt Milling Machine Partnership officials release 2 new silica exposure control guides

Silica/Asphalt Milling Machine Partnership officials...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 26, 2015

Members of the Silica/Asphalt Milling Machine Partnership recognized the culmination of the group’s 10-year effort to improve worker safety with ...

Building a better highway construction jobsite

Building a better highway construction jobsite

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 09, 2014

The brave men and women who don their steel-toed boots and neon green safety T-shirts to build the nation’s highways ...

Aim is admirable, but OSHA’s proposed silica rule has 3 fatal flaws

Aim is admirable, but OSHA’s proposed silica rule...

Posted by Therese Dunphy on Mar 24, 2014

Last week, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) began its public hearings on a proposed update to its 40-year-old ...

VIDEO: 1938 Labor Dept. film warns of deadly silica dust, explains how Silicosis can be prevented

VIDEO: 1938 Labor Dept. film warns of deadly silica...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 05, 2013

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently announced plans to update 40-year-old standards for lowering worker exposure to crystalline silica. Workers ...

OSHA proposes rule to replace “outdated” limits on worker inhalation of deadly silica dust

OSHA proposes rule to replace “outdated”...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 28, 2013

In order to update 40-year-old standards, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently announced a rule with the goal of ...

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