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Contractors Could be Heavily Affected by Silica Rules

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's new silica rules that will go into effect September 23 mandate construction companies to increase protections for workers who grind concrete, brick or stone.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's new silica rules that will go into effect September 23 mandate construction companies to increase protections for workers who grind concrete, brick or stone. The new rules could significantly affect general contractors, as they are required to make sure all subcontractors are protected from exposure. Click the links below for more information.

 

Guide to the OSHA Silica Standard

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