Posts Tagged ‘Silica’

May
2014
14

2014 “Death on the Job” Report Cites Dangers of Silica, Risk for Immigrants as Top Concerns

2014
  The AFL-CIO’s newly released 2014 Death on the Job report provides statistical evidence of the true state of American workplace safety.  Since passage of the Occupational Safety and Health Act in 1970, the job fatality rate has been dropped 81 percent, saving the lives of 492,000 American workers.  In 2012, nearly 3.8 million...
Sep
2013
13

CPWR’s “Silica Safe” Website Gives Employers the Tools to Create a Tailored Hazard Prevention Plan

  As we recently reported, OSHA has issued its recommendations for new Silica Dust regulations. But the fight for silica safety is not new. Among the organizations which have taken to informing the public about the dust’s dangers is The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR). They have a new resource, the Work Safely...
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