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OSHA's Final Rule to Protect Workers from Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica is set to begin enforcement on September 23, 2017

OSHA's Final Rule to Protect Workers from Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica is set to begin enforcement on September 23, 2017

  Crystalline silica is a common mineral found in many naturally occurring materials and used in many industrial products and at construction sites. Materials like sand, concrete, stone and mortar contain crystalline silica. Crystalline silica is also used to make products such as glass, pottery, ceramics, bricks, concrete and artificial stone. Industrial sand used in certain operations, such as foundry work and hydraulic fracturing (fracking), is also a source of crystalline silica exposu...
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Mobile Crane Operator Certification Deadline Approaching!

Mobile Crane Operator Certification Deadline Approaching!

Don't Get Caught Without Your Certification! OSHA issued a rule extending the deadline for crane operator certification to Nov. 15, 2017. That ruling also states that it is the employer's responsibility to ensure that crane operators are competent to operate a crane safely. The Northeast Florida Safety Council in Partnership with The Crane School, is offering a Mobile Crane Operator Prep Classes & Practical Operating Exams for NCCCO (National Commission for the Certificat...
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