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Silica: The Deadly Dust

A presentation on what silica is and the illnesses that result from exposure. Includes pre and post test and questions and answers....

Work Safely with Silica - Comprehensive Source & Planning Tool

This is a one-stop source of the latest information on silica and how to prevent exposures. The site includes a tool to develop a job specific silica...

Recommended Skills and Capabilities for Silica Competent Persons

The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) released this white paper to describe a common, minimum body of knowledge needed by a competent...

Protecting Workers Exposed to Respirable Crystalline Silica

This OSHA PowerPoint provides an excellent overview of the agency's proposed rule on respirable crystalline silica as well as a good background on the...

Toolbox Talk: Silica

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Silica addresses the risks associated with tasks that involve disturbing materials common at construction sites, such as san...

Worker Exposure to Silica During Hydraulic Fracturing

This OSHA-NIOSH Hazard Alert is based on recent NIOSH field studies that show workers may be exposed to dust with high levels of respirable crystallin...

Model Silica Specifications for Masonry Grinding, Cutting and Sawing

These specifications were created by a national advisory group of researchers, contractors, labor organizations and government that came out of a long...

Personal Air Sampling for Crystalline Silica Exposure

This PowerPoint was presented on April 14, 2016 to the NASA industrial hygiene community as part of a video teleconference on the new silica standard....

OSHA Final Regulatory Text for Silica in Construction

This is the final regulatory text for the 2016 OSHA silica standard for construction, which is scheduled for 6/23/2017 implementation. Visit CPWR’s...

OSHA's Crystaline Silica Rule for Construction

This is an in-depth power-point initially presented at the 1/2017 World of Concrete Conference. It provides an overview of new silica rule to help sa...