Silica Trending in the news

The hazards of silica have been know for decades, that it completely true. Francis Perkins, the first female cabinet member of the United States, serving as the fourth Secretary of Labor under Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1933-1945) was part of an exhaustive investigation of the hazards of silica and was responsible for a report issued in… Read More

Cal/OSHA Will Have Silica ETS

The Cal/OSHA Standards Board, overruling its staff recommendation, has approved promulgating a controversial emergency temporary standard. The standard requires the fabricated stone industry to protect employees from silica exposure. The industry has seen dozens of silica injury cases over the past five years and at least ten deaths. The Western Occupational and Environmental Medical Association… Read More

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