OSHA SILICA DUST REGULATIONS

Clearing the air on the new OSHA respirable crystalline silica dust regulation.

HILTI SOLUTIONS FOR CONCRETE DUST CONTROL

Concrete dust, which often contains silica, a material that can be hazardous if inhaled, is the subject of new OSHA regulations which requires compliance by June 23, 2017. The new OSHA respirable crystalline silica dust regulation offers several options for compliance and at Hilti, we want to help you understand those options. Below is an interactive graphic to help you understand Hilti’s product offerings for dust collection and reduction. Our dust collection systems allow you to customize a solution to maximize productivity and efficiency.

THERE ARE THREE WAYS TO COMPLY WITH OSHA SILICA DUST REGULATIONS

Choose a pre-determined option from Table 1, based on your application, from OSHA Table 1 - Exposure Control Methods For Silica Dust 

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Utilize third-party performance or objective data to document that workers performing a particular application are in compliance with the permissible exposure limit of ≤ 50 μg/maveraged over an eight hour day.

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Periodically test for a particular application to validate if the user falls under the permissible exposure limit of ≤ 50 μg/m3.

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OSHA Table 1

Scheduled air monitoring

Objective data or performance testing

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HILTI DUST COLLECTION SYSTEMS

We have designed this resource to help professionals just like you in the construction industry better understand and comply with the new OSHA 1926.1153 regulations for silica dust exposure. For more information on these new standards, how they could change the industry, and a Q&A discussion with experts from Hilti, please sign up and plan to attend one of our free webinars.

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Below is a summary of Hilti’s dust collection systems and solutions. Click on any specific product to get more detailed information or click here to download the entire graphic.

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For more information on OSHA's rule to protect construction workers from exposure to respirable crystalline silica, click here to visit the OSHA Silica Dust website.