OSHA’s silica standards require employers to take steps to protect workers and limit their exposure to respirable crystalline silica. OSHA has several new resources to help employers meet the requirements of the standards.
- A customizable slide presentation can be used to help train construction workers.
- A five-minute video shows how to protect workers from exposure to silica dust.
- A series of short videos demonstrates the proper use of specified dust control methods for six common construction tasks.
- An FAQ page provides answers to frequently asked questions about the Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction.
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