Thursday, October 31, 2013

OSHA Proposed Crystalline Silica Rule to Reduce Exposures

August 23, 2013 - Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) updated the permissible exposure limits (PEL) for respirable crystalline silica from 100 micrograms per cubic meter in air to 50 micrograms per cubic meter in air. This new standard is now consistent with the National Institute of Occupation Health and Safety (NIOSH) recommendation.   A recommended action level was set at 25  micrograms per cubic meter.

Public hearing scheduled for  March 4, 2014.
Comments published in August 23, 2013 copy of Federal Registry for comments.


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