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NEW Visit OSHA's Final Rule on Respirable Crystalline Silica page for information on the new final rule.

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  • ADSC: International Association of Foundation Drilling. OSHA Alliance Page. Focuses on providing the association’s members and others in the foundation drilling industry, including small businesses and non-English or limited English speaking employees, with information, guidance, and access to training resources to help them protect employees’ health and safety.
  • Silicosis Prevention. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). Provides links to silica related information.
  • Silicosis Prevention Furthered by NIOSH Pilot Program Aiding Identification of Cases in Seven Participating States. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Update, (1997, March 25). Describes a program used to gather occupational information on silicosis disease and silica exposures.
  • Job Hazards - Silica. The University of Washington (UW), Department of Environmental Health, Field Research Consultation Group. Serves the occupational safety and health needs of the State of Washington. Their services are provided without charge to businesses and labor groups to promote the safety and health of workers in Washington state.
  • Video: "Don't Let Silica Dust You!" Produced by the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics with support from NIOSH, the California Department of Public Health, San Francisco Bay area bricklayers and roofers unions, and other partners, the video describes the use of controls and identifies enablers and barriers for reducing workplace exposure to crystalline silica.

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