Proper dust collection systems for mixing operations are important not only for the health and safety of your crew, but also the health of your business. If you fail to meet the OSHA standards, you could receive a serious and extremely costly violation.
OSHA’s Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction
Workers who are exposed to respirable crystalline silica dust are at increased risk of developing serious silica-related diseases. OSHA’s standard requires employers to take steps to protect workers from exposure to respirable crystalline silica.
OSHA’s Respirable Crystalline Silica standard for construction requires employers to limit worker exposures to respirable crystalline silica and to take other steps to protect workers. The standard provides flexible alternatives, which OSHA expects will be especially useful for small employers.