U.S. Department of Labor Posts New Frequently Asked Questions and Videos

OSHA announced that new frequently asked questions and training videos on the standard for respirable crystalline silica in construction are now available on the agency’s website.

OSHA along with industry and labor organizations collaborated to develop FAQs to provide employers and workers with guidance on the standards requirements. A series of six videos instruct the users on methods for controlling silica dust when performing common construction tasks or operating construction equipment such as handheld power saws, jackhammers, drills, and grinders.