OSHA

OSHA Delays Silica Enforcement

Enforcement Begins on Sept. 23, 2017 On April 6, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that it will delay enforcement of the respirable crystalline standard for construction for three months—until Sept. 23, 2017. In its announcement, OSHA explained that the construction silica standard has a number of unique features warranting development of […]

OSHA

Ready to Comply with OSHA’s Silica Rule in June?

AGC Provides Educational Materials for Contractors Beginning on June 23, 2017, contractors must comply with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s respirable crystalline standard for construction.  To help educate AGC members, AGC has developed the “Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction” webpage designed to provide contractors with a better understanding of what is expected of […]