New Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard

In several months, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is scheduled to begin enforcement of the new respirable crystalline silica standard for General Industry and Maritime. These actions are part of the agency’s final rule that has two standards, ...
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Cannabis Extraction & Infusion Facility Planning, Design and Licensing

One of the first steps necessary for new Cannabis production facilities is for a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) to help design the “safety envelope” for the operation. A good “safety envelope” is key for acceptance of the facility by the ...
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Indoor Air Quality

INDOOR AIR QUALITY We often talk about healthy living and quality of life but have you considered the quality of the air you breathe? Most of us spend up to 90% of our time indoors, according to many surveys. Add up ...
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In Sonoma County, EPA crews to start post-fire hazardous materials cleanup

GUY KOVNER |THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | October 24, 2017, 6:13PM Read all of the PD's fire coverage Crews wearing bright white Tyvek protective suits will begin surveying burned home sites in Sonoma County for hazardous materials this morning, in the ...
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OSHA New Silica Rule

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the final rule in March 2016, following decades of debate on whether to approve tougher requirements on how much airborne silica workers can be exposed to without triggering debilitating lung illnesses. OSHA expects ...
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