The new silica rule was rolled out this morning by OSHA.
The new silica rule was rolled out this morning by OSHA.
March 24, 2016 8:00 AM CDT

Final silica rule released

1,772 page document released by OSHA

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The new silica rule was rolled out this morning by OSHA. Our initial take is mixed. There are changes to the rule and some seem positive.

We will be back with a better summary likely early next week after we have had time to review and evaluate the 1,772 page document.

You can view the final rule at: https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2016-04800.pdf


About the Author

Jeff Buczkiewicz is the President and CEO of the Mason Contractors Association of America. Jeff has worked in the masonry industry for several years as the Executive Vice President of the Building Stone Institute and the Director of Marketing and Membership for the Mason Contractors Association of America. Jeff has also served as Secretary on the Board of the Natural Stone Council and is a former Board Member of the StonExpo Federation.

 

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