OSHA Delays Enforcement of Crystalline Silica Standard in the Construction Industry
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
By EHS Today
OSHA on April 6 announced a three-month delay in enforcement of the crystalline silica standard for construction, citing the need for more outreach, educational materials and guidance for employers.
The agency has determined that additional guidance is necessary due to the unique nature of the requirements in the construction standard. Originally scheduled to begin June 23, enforcement now will begin Sept. 23.
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