Environmental - Jun 6, 2017
Mitigating the Effect of OSHA's Silica Rule
After decades of consideration and discussion, in March 2016 OSHA issued a final rule to minimize workers' exposure to respirable crystalline silica. The rule became effective on June 23, 2016, but most of its components will not be enforced until June 23, 2018. That means sand-casting foundries have 12 months to achieve compliance.