Now On Demand
Credits: 1 AIA LU/HSW; 0.1 IACET CEU; 1 PDH
On June 23, 2016, OSHA issued a final rule to curb lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and kidney disease in America's workers by limiting their exposure to respirable crystalline silica. As of September 23, 2017, OSHA will begin to enforce the new ruling with employers to limit employee exposure to crystalline silica dust to 50 μg/m3 or lower, averaged over an 8-hour day.
During this webinar, we will cover:
- What the OSHA regulation addresses and why it’s important
- An overview of OSHA Regulation 1926.1153 and how to learn more
- Resources to help you start to address compliance
- Examples of OSHA table 1 application to help prepare
Learning Objectives - After this course, you should be able to:
- Define a clear overview of what the new OSHA Silicon Dust Regulation means for safety and workers.
- List the needed resources to help construction management, safety and labor employees prepare for their specific compliance preparation.
- Discuss how this regulation affects both individual workers and the entire job site.
- Describe table 1 examples from the OSHA ruling, with specific tool system set up.