OSHA’s New Silica Standards: Is Your Program Compliant?

May 2017


Numerous organizations are impacted by OSHA's new crystalline silica standards for general industry and construction. Use of crystalline silica in production and various construction activities attracts OSHA's attention, and overexposure can cause disabling disease and stimulate workers' compensation claims.

By educating your team and employees about the current standards and necessary control measures, you help your organization prevent employee illnesses, protect human resources, and remain violation free.

Those who would benefit from this webinar include business owners, management, operations, safety personnel, and even property owners with on-going silica exposure projects on their site.

The following topics, at minimum, will be covered during the webinar:

  • Summary of the new OSHA standards: 1910.1053 and 1926.1153
  • Overview of 1926.1153 Table 1 and review of tasks not included
  • Requirements of a Written Exposure Control Plan
  • Required exposure monitoring and selected actions to be taken based on results
  • Required employee notifications and implementation of selected engineering and work practices
  • Based on exposure present, required medical monitoring
  • Specific warning signs and labels required
  • Employee training


This webinar is presented by:

Tony Kuehn CSP, OHST, ALCM
Director/Consultant - Health and Safety Services
Integrated Loss Control, Inc.