OSHA, NIOSH red flag silica exposure in manufactured stone value chain
- Published: Wednesday, 25 February 2015 10:14
- Written by Concrete News
Sources: Occupational Safety and Health Administration; CP staff
A joint OSHA and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Hazard Alert defines dust control measures to protect workers from significant crystalline silica exposure during manufacturing, finishing, and installing natural and manufactured stone countertops, leading types of which bear 60–95 percent silica content.