OSHA Announces Regional Emphasis Program and MSHA Launches New Initiative Targeting Respirable Crystalline Silica

In June, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) launched a new enforcement initiative to better protect the nation's miners from health hazards due to repeated overexposure to respirable crystalline silica. Earlier in the year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a new Regional Emphasis Program (REP) for silica in the Cut Stone and Stone Products Industry, NAICS code 327991. It applies to industry operations located within the jurisdiction of each A…

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OSHA Announces Regional Emphasis Program and MSHA Launches New Initiative Targeting Respirable Crystalline Silica