In July, the State of California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (CAL-OSHA) took steps to further protect stone industry employees against the dangers of silicosis. CAL-OSHA approved creation of an advisory committee to strengthen existing regulations through an emergency measure with a priority to address dry-cutting and dry-polishing activities utilized by some fabricators.
iQ Power Tools, manufacturer of premium power tools with integrated dust collection technology, teamed up with the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), the American Lung Association (ALA) and OSHA to present two FREE, LIVE webinars, at the end of 2020.
The Natural Stone Institute has released a new safety checklist designed to help fabricators prepare for an OSHA inspection. Titled “Be Prepared for an OSHA Inspection,” this document contains a summary of the most frequently cited standards following inspections of fabricator worksites by OSHA.
PLANTATION, FL -- Classic Marble Restoration, Inc. (CMR), a leading marble restoration company in south Florida, recently completed the 10-hour 1915 OSHA/GHS-SDS training program. CMR's owners and employees are not only experts in the field of hard surface cleaning, polishing and restoration, but now have also passed a 10-hour Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training course that focuses on the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of the classifying and labeling of chemicals and safety data sheets (SDS).