OSHA Lowers Limit Of Cancer Causing Dust-Silica

After 45 Years, OSHA Lowers Limit Of Cancer-Causing Dust – Newsy

Crystalline silica is found in everyday materials, but it can cause health problems for workers exposed to it on a regular basis. OSHA is issuing two standards to protect workers from exposure to respirable crystalline silica—one for construction, and the other for general industry and maritime—in order to allow employers to tailor solutions to the specific conditions in their workplaces.