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