OSHA's New Silica Standard [4224]
Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: C160AB

   Kimberly Nelson, OSHA Area Director, OSHA Toledo Area Office

Track: Government/Regulatory
Secondary Track: Industrial Hygiene
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate


Kim Nelson, Toledo Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) area director, discusses the agency's final rule about respirable crystalline silica. She also addresses the hazards of crystalline silica and engineering controls. In addition, Nelson covers the key provisions of the general industry and construction standards, and the schedule for compliance with the final rule.

Learning Objectives:
Recall the basis/research that supported the promulgation of the standard
Summarize the standard to include general industry and construction
Discuss known effective engineering controls in general industry and construction
Describe the impact of silica exposure on your health

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  EPA: 1
  Sanitarian: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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