Addressing Current Regulatory Issues in the Concrete Industry
Drivers Hours of Service
Sales Tax Exemption for Ready Mixed Trucks
Facts to Know About the Silica Standard
The new Silica Standard will go into effect on June 23, 2018 for General Industry. The new standard will reduce the permissible silica exposure level an employee can be exposed to over an 8-hour time weighted average from 100 micrograms per cubic meter to 50 micrograms per cubic meter. The new standard also established an action level of 25 micrograms per cubic meter. OSHA believes the new standard is needed to reduce the number of employees that develop silicosis. OSHA has outlined their requirements in the new standard 1910.1053. The fall standard can be reviewed in detail on the OSHA website at www.OSHA.gov.