It’s no secret that demolition is messy business. Pulling down entire structures is inevitably going to disturb surrounding residents, businesses, and pedestrians. There are also considerable health risks associated with the presence of dust from demolition.Read more →
Silica dust inhalation is a serious workplace safety issue and something that OSHA (the Occupational Safety & Health Administration) emphasize. There are many methods that can be implemented in order to minimize the dispersal and subsequent inhalation of crystalline silica on a worksite. One such method is the containment of dust using durable enclosures and barriers.
The health effects of silica dust exposure are now widely known, and regulation across industries has tightened. Since September 2017, the Operational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has enforced the Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction standard, a revision of occupational exposure limits.Read more →