Articles Tagged with ''OSHA''

OSHA extends comment period on proposed silica rule to provide additional time for public input

October 30, 2013
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is extending the public comment period for an additional 47 days on the notice of proposed rulemaking on occupational exposure to crystalline silica.


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How OSHA is failing the U.S. stone industry

OSHA’s recent proposal to increase regulations on silica is the latest example of the organization’s lack of understanding of the stone fabrication industry
October 1, 2013
As an industry trade magazine, I believe that one of the most important things that Stone World can do to benefit the trade is to promote workplace safety.


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Hey OSHA, No more free passes! (please...)

October 1, 2013
On page 46 of this issue, you will find an article that — in just over 2,000 words — articulates exactly why OSHA is misguided in how it regulates the stone industry.


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Marble Institute opposes OSHA's proposed Silica Standard

September 6, 2013
In a statement on August 23, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued notice that they intend to reduce the current silica dust exposure rate by 50%.


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Breaking down OSHA's new Crystalline Silica Rulemaking

August 26, 2013
On August 23, 2013, OSHA released its proposed silica rule -- cutting the exposure limit formula in half -- and a 90-day comment period has been established.


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Newsline:ONE LINERS

August 1, 2011
 The Marble Institute of America industry resource “Safety in the Stone Business” has been released in a Spanish version.


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Texas Fabricator is Cited by Osha

July 4, 2011
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Venetian Marble & Granite of Helotes, TX, with 10 serious safety and health violations after an inspection found that workers were exposed to unsafe levels of crystalline silica particles. Proposed penalties total $41,300.
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MIA Introduces Stone Safety Subscription Service

June 12, 2011
The Marble Institute of America (MIA) announced the latest in its growing list of safety services — the MIA Safety Toolbox Talk Subscription Service.
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Revisiting shop and warehouse safety

April 30, 2011
When I was in journalism school, I was taught that the editor's column is the most valuable space there is. It is where I get to communicate directly with my readers and, on occasion, to speak from the heart.
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Fabricator Forum: Shop Safety

April 1, 2011
Despite all of the information out there on shop safety, we are still hearing about way too many accidents - often fatal accidents. My question is this: How are your businesses addressing the issue of safety in the workplace? How formalized is your safety program? Do you hold regular safety meetings? Have you changed or expanded your approach to workplace safety in the past few years?
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