Jessica Martinez, co-executive director, National Council for Occupational Safety and Health

Workers’ Must Be Protected from Deadly Silica Dust
Environment and Energy, Features, Health and Safety, National

Workers’ Must Be Protected from Deadly Silica Dust

Washington DC – “The U.S Court of Appeals has upheld OSHA’s finding – based on extensive research and expert testimony – that silica dust is significant risk to workers’ health. The silica standard remains in effect, with feasible, affordable requirements to reduce dust in the workplace and protect workers from silicosis and other potentially life-threatening…