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OSHA’s Interim Silica Guidance and Enforcement

On October 23, 2017, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) began fully enforcing the new respirable crystalline silica standard for construction. Interim guidance issued to OSHA compliance staff highlights some of the requirements of the standard.

Information on silica hazards and related OSHA standards can be found on OSHA’s website.