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New Silica Standard Seminar


OSHA adopted new silica standards in 2016, reducing the permissible exposure limit (PEL) in workplaces, and requiring employers to take additional steps to protect workers.

This seminar covers all PEL changes and new requirements.

SILICA STANDARD EFFECTIVE DATES

Construction—September 23, 2017

General Industry & Maritime—June 23, 2018

OVERVIEW OF CHANGES

· Reduces the permissible exposure limit (PEL) for respirable crystalline silica

· Requires employers to use engineering controls to limit worker exposure to the PEL

· Requires employers to provide respirators when engineering controls cannot limit exposure

· Requires employers to limit worker access to high exposure areas

· Requires employers to develop a written exposure control plan

· Requires employers to train workers on silica risks and how to limit exposures.

· Requires medical exams to monitor highly exposed workers

LOCATION: 1938 Windsor Drive

Salisbury, MD 21801

DATE: Tuesday, September 12, 2017

TIME: 9 am to 12 pm

COST: $75/person

Free for contract clients

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Safety Resources, LLC    1938 Windsor Drive  Salisbury, MD 21801    (888) 341-8250 | (410) 742-7233     info@safetyresourcesllc.com

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