OSHA’s Proposed Crystalline Silica Rule: General Industry and Maritime. OSHA is proposing two standards to protect workers from exposure to respirable crystalline silica-one for general industry and maritime, and the other for construction-in order to allow employers to tailor solutions to the conditions in their workplaces.
About 320,000 workers are currently exposed to respirable crystalline silica in general industry and maritime workplaces. Some of the affected industries are shown below:
- Asphalt Roofing Materials
- Concrete Products
- Cut Stone
- Dental Laboratories
- Porcelain Enameling
- Ready-Mix Concrete
- Structural Clay Products
- Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations
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