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OSHA Construction Update: Crystalline Silica

By Julia Hanold December 13, 2017 , , , , ,

OSHA recently issued a new standard lowering crystalline silica levels in order to protect workers from respiratory illness. Respirable crystalline silica – very small particles at least 100 times smaller than sand you may find on the beach or a playground – is created during activities like cutting and drilling, into stone, concrete and other […]

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