Eliminate the Dust: Complying With the New Silica Standard

As NAHBNow has reported, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has decreased the permissible levels of exposure to crystalline silica for construction.

NAHB has told policy makers from the start that this wide-reaching rule will be difficult to meet and enforce. But it’s the law of the land, pending any change from NAHB’s legal challenge still outstanding.

Dan Johnson, CSP, managing partner of SFI Compliance Inc., a national safety consulting firm and member of the NAHB Safety Committee, told us what home builders need to know to comply with the new rule and avoid fines.
The HBA of Metro Denver's JobSite Safety Committee will host FREE training from OSHA regarding the ruling on November 8th from 8-10 a.m. in the Education Room. Reserve your spot today!
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