OSHA's Final Rule To Protect Workers From Exposure To Respirable Crystalline Silica

Looks like a lot of people will have to address this in our industry so I figured I would pass this along

Construction - September 23, 2017. OSHA delayed enforcement in order to conduct additional outreach and provide educational materials and guidance for employer.

https://www.osha.gov/silica/

http://www.jondon.com/how-to/technical-tips/concrete-surface-prep/osha-pel-silica-standard.html

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