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1/28/2020 - OSHA Required Silica Assessments

Regardless if your company is in construction or general industry, OSHA requires employers to conduct initial negative exposure assessments whenever there is a potential for exposure to silica. Then, ...

OSHA Required Silica Assessments

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
OSHA Required Silica Assessments

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Taking Action to Protect Against Silica
Daniel M. Bruun

Regardless if your company is in construction or general industry, OSHA requires employers to conduct initial negative exposure assessments whenever there is a potential for exposure to silica. Then, depending on exposures, resampling must be done at 3 or 6 month intervals until exposures remain below the action level. 1Source professionals can develop a cost effective sampling plan that complies with the OSHA requirements and guide you through the entire standard.

If you are looking for ways to reduce the risk of respirable crystalline silica dust in the workplace, let 1Source help, please feel free to contact me.

Sincerely,
Daniel M. Bruun, CIH, Vice President


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