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MBA Safety News - August 2019
U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Requests Information on Table 1 of the Silica Standard for Construction
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is requesting information and comment on Table 1 of the agency’s Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction. OSHA seeks information on additional engineering and work practice control methods to effectively limit exposure to silica for the equipment and tasks currently listed on Table 1. The agency is also requesting information about other construction equipment and tasks that generate silica that it should consider adding to Table 1, along with information about their associated engineering and work practice control methods.
Since MASHA was established in 2007, it has been our pleasure to offer an annual conference in western Pennsylvania with educational opportunities reflective of our diversity in occupational safety and health.
2018 marked our 10th year of the MASHA Safety and Health Conference. Last year's event was very well attended with nearly 240 participants, including professionals from a wide range of industries and over 50 students from Slippery Rock University, West Virginia University, Fairmont State University, and Carnegie Mellon University to name a few.