News Flash: OSHA to Host Web Chat on Silica Proposed Rule

Published January 8, 2014

​OSHA will host a live Web chat to discuss the agency's proposed rule on occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica next Tuesday, Jan. 14, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. OSHA staff will be on hand to answer participants' questions related to the proposed rule, including risk assessment, economic impact analyses, economic and technical feasibility, and how to submit comments on the proposal. Agency staff will also be able to clarify the proposed standards related to silica for general industry, maritime, and construction.

The deadline to submit comments is Jan. 27.

For more information, download theflier for the Web chat or see the agency's press release.