Posts Tagged ‘ silica ’

Morgan Advanced Materials Appoints Tom Ford Fused Silica Product Manager

Aug 30th, 2018

Former president of George Ford & Sons, Tom Ford, has been appointed as fused silica product manager at Morgan Advanced Materials’ Haldenwanger business. This bolsters Morgan’s position in the fused silica roller industry, through his extensive experience, according to the company. A son of the founder of George Ford & Sons, Ford built his career […]

OSHA Releases New Silica Rule FAQs and Training Videos

Aug 28th, 2018

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released new guidance for employers and workers on requirements for its silica standard through an updated frequently asked questions (FAQs) page and six new training videos. The videos instruct users on methods for controlling exposure to silica dust when performing construction tasks or using construction equipment. The videos cover […]

OSHA’s Controversial Silica Rule Set in Motion

Mar 24th, 2016

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its final “Silica Rule,” intended to limit construction and general industry workers’ exposure to respirable crystalline silica. The rule, which has been in the works since 2013, reduces the permissible exposure limit (PEL) for workers. It also requires employers to implement engineering controls, offer medical exams and […]

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