Industrial Hygiene

article Feb 08, 2017

Part II: Are You Ready for OSHA’s New Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard?

In Part I of this series analyzing OSHA's crystalline silica standard, I mentioned that the new permissible exposure limit (PEL) for respirable crystalline silica is 50 µg/m3 with an action level of 25 µg/m3. A series of requirements will be in effect depending on the employee’s exposure.

Exposure Assessment