OSHA proposed silica ruling could cost industry $5.45bn/year

By Emma Hughes
Published: Thursday, 26 September 2013

Regulatory body considers reducing silica permitted exposure level; industry associations say change ‘not justified’

Recently published proposals for new crystalline silica safety standards have been met with stiff opposition from several industry bodies, which claim they are not justified.

The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published in late August proposals for two new crystalline silica safety standards aimed at reducing the risks...

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