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New Silica Standard Seminar

August 17, 2017

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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